A new scientific art exhibit titled, “The Things We Did Not Measure” opens in the Valley this weekend. It’s the brainchild of Arizona State University graduate students Tyler Murdock and Meredith Johnson who are part of the same insect research group on campus.
Apr. 21, 2023
Tesla Model 3
Emily Hersh is the founder and CEO of Luna Lithium, a lithium exploration company that’s focused on mining lithium in Nevada. The Show spoke with her about where the lithium industry currently stands and some recent moves to nationalize the lithium and extraction industry.
Apr. 20, 2023
a cactus against a sunset
The Center for Western Priorities has released a study ranking Western states on conservation efforts in the last decade. The nonprofit ranked Arizona 10th out of 11 Western states.
Apr. 19, 2023
U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland on Wednesday publicly accepted an invitation from an Arizona lawmaker to visit the area proposed for a new national monument around the Grand Canyon.
Apr. 19, 2023
the phoenix skyline looking toward downtown
Phoenix is one of the five worst cities in the country for air pollution, according to a new report released Wednesday. The American Lung Association’s annual State of the Air report finds Phoenix had more unhealthy days because of ozone than in the previous year; the city was the fifth most polluted for ozone.
Apr. 19, 2023
Mexican wolf
About 25 years ago, Mexican gray wolves were reintroduced to the wild in eastern Arizona and New Mexico. But the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently killed a wolf, because the conflict between wolves and livestock producers continues.
Apr. 18, 2023
Tonto National Forest
Crews with the Tonto National Forest and San Carlos Apache Tribe are conducting a prescribed burn operation about 100 miles east of Phoenix near the Timber Camp Recreation Area and Group Campgrounds close to Globe.
Apr. 15, 2023
stingray bay
Environmental officials say leaders in a Sonoran coastal town could face criminal charges after removing the spines from stingrays to protect beachgoers.
Apr. 13, 2023
gavel in a courtroom
Another judge has adopted a U.S. appellate court’s stricter interpretation of a century-and-a-half-old mining law in a new ruling that blocks a metals mine in Nevada. And it could have ramifications for a huge lithium mine near the Nevada-Oregon line and other future mines across the West.
Apr. 13, 2023
electric meter
As temperatures climb in the Valley, so do electric bills. But two of the state’s major utilities, Arizona Public Service and Salt River Project, say you can do a lot to keep them down.
Apr. 12, 2023
san pedro river
Congress created the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area in 1988 to protect a scenic area of southern Arizona. But a new study by the Center for Biological Diversity says the river still needs protection.
Apr. 11, 2023
A southewestern willow flycatcher.
The Center for Biological Diversity and Maricopa Audubon say they intend to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Bureau of Land Management over grazing near the Gila River in eastern Arizona.
Apr. 10, 2023
wood that has been infested by bark beetles
Pine beetles destroyed forests in the Sierra Nevada in just a few years, and researchers say they may never return to pre-drought levels.
Apr. 10, 2023
Woman with cold
Many Valley residents are sneezing and sniffing as springtime allergies head into overdrive. Winter rains and blowing dust are largely to blame.
Apr. 10, 2023
Phoenix weather will become even hotter coming out of the weekend. The National Weather Service forecasts high temperatures in the upper 90s on Monday and possibly reaching 100 degrees for the first time this year by Tuesday.
Apr. 9, 2023
Canyon Creek fish hatchery
The discovery of invasive New Zealand mudsnails has forced the shut down of Canyon Creek fish hatchery.
Apr. 8, 2023
Grand Canyon National Park North Rim
The North Rim, which closes in October and typically reopens in May, is now scheduled to reopen June 2, with the campground opening on June 9.
Apr. 7, 2023
Preparing for an influx of tourists during Semana Santa — or Holy Week — a coastal Sonoran town removed the spines from hundreds of stingrays on its beaches.
Apr. 6, 2023
A polar bear with her young
PFAS are a concerning group of substances known as forever chemicals, because they don’t break down naturally. And a research group has now found that PFAS are present in more than 330 wildlife species around the world.
Apr. 6, 2023
Raúl Grijalva
In a letter to Republican Congressman Bruce Westerman of Arkansas this week, Arizona Congressman Raúl Grijalva says he wants a committee hearing on a piece of legislation that would prohibit mining at Oak Flat.
Apr. 6, 2023


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