Stories tagged: "climate"


Dr. Joellen Russell in front of a glacier and blue sky
She’s a Scientist. She’s a Mom. And She’s Dead Set on Saving the Planet for Her Children.

University of Arizona climate scientist Dr. Joellen Russell helped found a nonprofit dedicated to educating moms on climate change.

Photo courtesy Act One.
21 Must-Visit Arizona Destinations You Can Get Into for Free

Culture Passes offer free admission to the Phoenix Art Museum, Reid Park Zoo, and over a dozen other arts and culture institutions throughout the state.

Kayakers access Lake Powell at the Antelope Point Public Launch Ramp, which was closed to motorized vehicles because of low water in this photo from March 2021. (Photo courtesy National Park Service)
States, Feds Weigh Next Steps Amid ‘Profound Concerns’ Over Dam Levels

Officials from the seven Colorado River basin states agreed with a federal plan to sharply cut releases from Lake Powell.

Arizona Wildfires
Arizona Wildfire Doubles in Size Near College Town

Coconino County officials said during an evening news conference that 766 homes and 1,000 animals had been evacuated.

mexican wolves released
Mexican Wildlife Managers Release 2 Pairs of Wolves

The wolf population in Mexico now numbers around 45, with 14 litters being born since 2014, officials said.

Reversing Desertification
Reversing the Desert: How an Arizona Engineer Is Trying To Heal the Land and Protect Water

Deforestation, destructive agricultural practices and climate change have contributed to the degradation of topsoil and expanding deserts.

A stream of water surrounded by rock with a buoy laying half in the water
West Megadrought Worsens to Driest in at Least 1,200 Years

The American West’s megadrought deepened so much last year that it is now the driest in at least 1,200 years.