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Gregg Sasek, dispersed recreation manager for the Coronado National Forest Santa Catalina Ranger District, demonstrates how ground along the Palisade Trail has been burnt out making it easy for hikers to sink a leg into the soil, on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, near Tucson, Ariz. Various dangers are still being accessed throughout the Coronado National Forest as a result of the Bighorn Fire. (Josh Galemore/Arizona Daily Star via AP, Pool)
5 Ways Biden’s Climate Plan Can Address Everything From Arizona Wildfires to Economic Collapse

Arizona has experienced record wildfires this year, with blazes lasting longer than normal into the summer due to a lackluster monsoon season.

File photo by Nicole Neri, Cronkite News
No Longer Forgotten: EPA Announces Plans to Clean Abandoned Mines in Arizona

The agency's west coast office will focus on tracking and cleaning up abandoned mines, a particular problem in Arizona's history of uranium excavation.

Photo by Matt York, Associated Press
Rio Salado Waterway Now Qualifies for Millions in Restorative Funding

The Rio Reimagined project aims to connect residents to the river "through ecosystem restoration, flood mitigation and economic development.”

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Here’s What Arizona Would Look Like Under Biden’s Climate Plan

Biden has acknowledged climate change as an “existential threat,” while Trump has wrongly called it a “hoax.”

Image courtesy Grand Canyon National Park via Associated Press
300 Million-Year-Old Fossilized Footprints Found at Grand Canyon

Researchers say they footprints pre-date dinosaurs, and originate from a time when the earth’s land was assembled into the supercontinent Pangea.

Photo by Camaron Stevenson
People Are Littering Their PPE, Causing More Environmental Concerns

Face masks, gloves and other discarded personal protection equipment are a growing concern among environmentalists as an emerging source of litter.

Photo by Rick Wiley, Associated Press
UPDATED: 2020 Is a Record-Breaking Year for Arizona Wildfires. Here’s What We Know So Far.

Get the facts on where wildfires are burning throughout the state, how 2020 stacks up to previous years, and the toll these fires take on the environment.