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How to ID a Bee.

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East side development renews concerns about water and growth

Members of the City Council say it's time for the state to pitch in with CAP water.

Historically left out, Colorado River tribes call for more sway in Western water talks

With the drought plan done, some tribal leaders say their water rights can’t be ignored any longer.

Study: Arizona military base will be hardest hit by climate change

Bases in the state could see an increasing number of dangerously hot days, the study says.

Getting "Down to Eartha".

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How the Center for Biological Diversity grew in its fight against the 'status quo'

The Tucson-based conservation group has become one of the most influential in the country.

Revived stretch of Santa Cruz River provides oasis for wildlife

Dragonflies, toads and birds are just some of the wildlife showing up since the project started releasing treated wastewater in June.

Global scientist coalition delivers climate warning

An article predicts "untold human suffering" unless deep and lasting shifts are made.

House passes bill banning future Grand Canyon uranium mining

The bill would block mining on 1 million acres near the Grand Canyon.

Border wall construction continues across sensitive lands in Arizona

Contractors are working on new border wall east of Douglas, which will cross the San Bernardino National Wildlife Refuge.

CAP shutdown might produce cloudy water

Annual maintenance shifts Tucson Water to local wells.

Scientists recognize new fish in northern Mexico

The Rio Concepcion topminnow is related to the Gila topminnow.

Group warns of consequences in Arizona if mercury emission standard is rolled back

A report says lives and costs are saved with the Mercury and Air Toxics Standard in place.

UA shifting to more renewable energy with TEP deal

The university plans to get 60% of its power from wind and solar by the end of 2020 as part of the agreement.

Groups: Saving Mexican gray wolves requires new approach

Management of the endangered predators in the Southwest requires some rethinking, environmental groups say.

Study finds plastic in stomachs of 20% of Mexican fish

Microplastics are created when plastic breaks down in ocean water.

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