More Animals Stories

"The Zoologist's Guide to the Galaxy" - Are there universal laws of biology?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The City of Tucson changes policy on recycling glass; taking a nature hike along Cienega Creek; and a reminder of the positive difference you can make in your own backyard.

Endangered wolves sent from Arizona to Texas to aid species

The move is designed to help increase the population of these endangered predators

Jelani Cobb: "Whose Vote Counts?"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Chris Dashiell recommends standout shorts from the "What's Up Docs?" online film festival; and the uncertain future of the Chiricahua Leopard Frog.

Border wall scars: 'It feels like if someone got a knife and dragged it across my heart.'

Tribal leaders and Borderlands communities reflect on their fruitless struggle to stop the wall.

Lauren Redniss on "Oak Flat: A Fight for Sacred Land in the American West".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The hidden history of Tucson's Barnum Hill; living with dementia during the pandemic; and a short story read by Aurelie Sheehan.

Report highlights biodiversity loss at Quitobaquito during border wall construction

Borderland scientists say that with all the noise "neither the birds nor the bird watchers want to be at Quitobaquito right now."

Sonora training dogs to detect coronavirus cases

Nine dogs are in training to sniff out cases of coronavirus at Sonoran hospitals and clinics.

What living in a world made from chemicals means for "The Sensitives".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Jes Baker on making self-love a part of the pandemic; and a Summer 2020 insect update from "The King of Sting", Justin O. Schmidt.

Work starts on new section of border wall in national wildlife refuge

North-Dakota-based Fisher Sand and Gravel has broken ground on a $1.3 billion project in southeast Arizona.

Pets play special role for people coping with pandemic

Experts say people living with pets cope better with feelings of isolation and loneliness.

Humpback chub 'alien abductions' help frame the future of the Colorado River

While not considered very "charismatic," this keystone fish plays an important role in water policy.

Animal experts caution extra care for pets in hot weather

Excessive heat warning means companions should move indoors if possible.

Groups say border wall construction threatens biodiversity of Arizona sky islands

Conservation groups say the animals rely on the ranges to travel between habitats in the U.S. and Mexico.

The world outside, during the pandemic

As humans hunker down, life continues outside our homes.

Small nonprofits struggling as need for services grows

Arizona nonprofits are reporting a 20% increase in expenses, but a pandemic is a bad time to ask for donations.

Environmentalists sue BLM over grazing in San Pedro conservation area

Groups say allowing cattle grazing to continue harms the San Pedro's riparian landscape.

Selected Archive Filters

Animals
Arizona Public Media broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents. Arizona Public Media and AZPM are registered trademarks of the Arizona Board of Regents.
The University of Arizona