Stories tagged: "environment"


Climate Latino Activism
Latino Activism Leads in Grassroot Efforts on Climate Change

Latinos in the US are leading the way in activism around climate change, often drawing on traditions from their ancestral homelands.

Michael Faist / National Park Service
Native American Youth To Be Tapped for Conservation Projects

The new youth service program is designed to create job opportunities for Native Americans while boosting their cultural connections to nature through conservation projects on tribal and public land.

This undated image provided by Robin Silver shows the Arizona eryngo near Sierra Vista, Ariz. The US Fish and Wildlife Service has placed the rare wetland plant on the federal endangered species list. (Robin Silver via AP)
Rare Wetland Plant Eryngo Found in Arizona Now Listed as Endangered

The eryngo, a rare plant that depends on wetlands for survival, is now on the federal endangered species list.

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Bloom Where You’re Planted: How a South Phoenix Farm Harnesses Mother Earth

“I’m very proud of my roots, traditions, and culture. That’s taught from generation to generation. That connection with the earth, nature and spirituality helps us be better.”

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.

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.

Western Wildfires
Strong Winds Could Lead To Explosive Fire Growth in West

“It was a miracle that people got out because we had so little time.”