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Arizona Environment builds and supports a vast network of cross-campus, interdisciplinary research, environment-focused experts, and community engagement and outreach programs and events.

With a wide range of research themes, Arizona Environment encompasses scientific research in biodiversity, climate, water and more, along with studies in the humanities, business and economics, built environments, data science and more. Explore all the ways that we impact the environment, and in turn the impact the environment has on our lives and surroundings!

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From GreenFeed

Arizona still in a mega-drought

Arizona’s in the midst of perhaps the worst drought in 1,200 years, regardless of the blessings of a relatively normal winter, according to study published in the peer-reviewed journal Science.

Salt, Verde watersheds may prove less vulnerable to drought

Arizona’s already hot and dry. So if it gets hotter and drier – we’re toast. Right? Well, not necessarily – leastwise, not on the Salt and Verde watersheds.

Tumamoc Hill reopening Memorial Day

Hikers will be required to wear face masks and stay at least six feet apart from other visitors to Tumamoc Hill once the popular outdoor attraction reopens Memorial Day, next Monday, May 25.