Urbanization

Beetles vs. birds: What happens when fighting nature with nature backfires?

Nesting habitat for the endangered southwestern willow flycatcher is in jeopardy as beetles that were never supposed to make their way into Arizona continue to kill tamarisk trees where flycatchers nest.



Climate Change

Will Arizona’s saguaros survive climate change and drought?


Where are the young saguaros? Rising temperatures and drought have contributed to a decline in the establishment of young saguaros in Saguaro National Park.

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Water

4 Obstacles Facing Arizona As It Finishes A Drought Plan


The Drought Contingency Plan would hopefully stave off over-allocation and keep the Colorado River system at healthy levels

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Climate Change

Population boom in West putting humans closer to devastating wildfires


Since 2000, more than 25 million people living in the southwest have been threatened by wildfires that came within 10 miles of their towns

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