Scientists disagree on climate change pushing trogon's decline

This year’s sharp decline of elegant trogons in the face of record drought “is just another piece of the overall jigsaw puzzle that is alarming or should be alarming, regarding climate change,” as Southern Arizona naturalist and trogon researcher Rick Taylor sees it.

Will fire change Arizona's desert ecosystem forever? Researcher studies regrowth after Bighorn Fire

A University of Arizona researcher is studying how fire affects the Sonoran Desert to help our rural/urban interface communities from increasing fire dangers in the future.

Mega-dairies, disappearing wells, and Arizona’s deepening water crisis

When wells run dry in the Willcox basin those who can afford to just dig deeper – leaving homes high and dry as the aquifer is drained.

County prepares for potential monsoon floods worsened by wildfire scar

We’re less than a month into the monsoon, and the Tucson area has already received more rain than the entire 2020 monsoon season. While the cooler days and rainstorms are a welcome sight for many, the heavy downpours have also caused flash flooding throughout the state.

High school playgrounds turning green thanks to Glasgow University

A PROJECT inspired by an American university to plant the seeds of climate awareness and action through gardening is branching out across Glasgow high schools.

How Rainbows Could Boost Your Roof’s Solar Power

It’s a way to make solar panels even more efficient, and all it takes is a little hologram.

Million-year study shows warming will make Indian monsoons more extreme, says geoscientist Kaustubh Thirumalai

Climate models have predicted that global warming will make monsoons in India wetter and more unpredictable. 

Park land scorched by Bighorn Fire could offer clues to emerging desert threat

On a rocky foothill about a mile from the main road at Catalina State Park, desert ecologist Ben Wilder steps carefully around fresh signs of life in a scorched landscape.

Studying Mountains in South America to Understand the Earth's Inner Activity

The University of Arizona is leading a group of international researchers in a major study of how mountain ranges were formed.