Stories tagged: "environment"


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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.

Lake Powell at the Glen Canyon Dam wall
Report Estimates Lake Powell Has 88% Chance of Falling Below Critical Level by August 2022

New projections show that Lake Mead and Lake Powell could reach “critically low reservoir elevations” sooner than expected.

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Southern Arizona Succulent Designated as a ‘Threatened’ Species

The US Fish and Wildlife Service is designating an Arizona succulent as a “threatened” species under the Endangered Species Act.

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Arizona Is More Than the Grand Canyon. Here Are Other National Parks to Visit.

To celebrate its 105th birthday the National Parks Service is offering free admission to all national parks.

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What’s in a Name? Phoenix Zoo Asks Community to Help Christen Newborn Black-Footed Ferrets

The Phoenix Zoo has helped to breed more than 500 black-footed ferrets over the past 30 years.

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2020 Was a Record-Breaking Year for Drought, Wildfires, and Heat in Arizona. 2021 is Poised to Be Even Worse.

After a record-breaking 2020, experts predict 2021 will offer little relief, which could have devastating results for Arizona.

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Tropical Forests Are More Resilient Than We Thought, Which Means We Could Save Them

Tucson's BioDome2 is showing researchers that the rainforest can handle rising temperatures better than initially thought.