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US proposes changes to Mexican gray wolf management

Officials argue removing population limits and setting goals for genetic diversity will help the endangered species.

U.S. formally removes Colorado River fish's endangered status

The humpback chub is one of about a dozen that are native to the Colorado River system and four that are currently endangered.

Mexico, Sea Shepherd reach agreement to return patrol ships to Sea of Cortez

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s activist crews will once again patrol the Upper Gulf of California for fishing nets considered the leading threat to the vaquita marina porpoise.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife rejects Rosemont Copper petition to shrink critical jaguar habitat

Canadian mining company Hudbay Minerals sought to deem a portion of the Santa Rita range no longer essential for jaguars.

The Desert Blooms in a Bountiful Monsoon.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Why the music of the rock group Fanny is rocking a whole new generation!

Jillian Cowles: A Keen Eye for Spiders!

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Tucson Juneteenth Festival returns with renewed energy; and the current Tucson Museum of Art exhibition "4 x 4" celebrates Alejandro Macias.

One year after Bighorn Fire, Coronado National Forest fire risk remains high

Drought conditions have worsened over the last year.

No movement on groundwater protection bills

This year's efforts to bring more regulation to Arizona's groundwater use have failed in the state legislature.

"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.

Gila topminnow repopulate native waters

A tiny, endangered native fish is making a comeback in the Santa Cruz River.

Conservation group: Border wall construction continues

The Center for Biological Diversity says construction is continuing in spite of the President's order to stop it.

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.

Biden halted border wall construction. Now what?

Environmental and human rights advocates hope to steer the administration toward a new vision at the border.

BLM plans prescribed burn in San Pedro conservation area

The agency is planning to conduct a prescribed burn in the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area sometime this month.

After months of border wall construction, a look at the damage done

As President Biden takes the helm, conservation groups take stock of the border wall’s environmental impacts.

In Arizona, building a wall — and destroying a canyon

In a mountain range too steep to cross, the Department of Homeland Security is spending millions of dollars on five miles of border wall.

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