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The Buzz: Invasive plants and wildfire danger

Arizona's increasing risk of wildfire and encroaching invasive plants are putting native plants in peril.

By Latinos, for Latinos, Amistades Receives $500,000 grant from EPA for climate justice initiative

Justicia Juntos or Justice Together, looks to raise awareness and provide education on climate resilience.

Coronado National Forest launches Cochran Fellowship Program

Cross-border collaborative training in southeastern Arizona

Arizona’s Clean Tech Boom: $90 billion invested, ‘thousands of jobs created'

Driving innovation and employment growth in the fight against climate change

Uranium is being mined near the Grand Canyon as prices soar and the US pushes for more nuclear power

The largest uranium producer in the United States is ramping up work at a mine less than 10 miles from the rim of the Grand Canyon.

Once lost to science, these "uncharismatic" animals are having their moment

Species gain this "lost" status when there hasn't been a trace of them in 10 years, according to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.

Invasive Plant is Causing Concern in the Sonoran Desert

South African native can flourish in Central and Southern Arizona

The Buzz: A longtime City Council member steps down

Steve Kozachik has been a known quantity on the council for more than a decade. He now leaves for a job that mirrors his past career.

Bishop Weisenburger and Catholic leaders champion environmental justice in panel discussion

Uniting faith and environmental stewardship to address the moral imperative of climate change.

Federal government allocates $475 million for clean energy projects on mine lands nationwide

The Morenci and Safford copper mines will recieve some of the funding.

SunZia Transmission Project sparks legal dispute over sacred sites preservation

The Tohono O’odham Nation and San Carlos Apache Tribe seek to halt construction, citing threats to cultural heritage.

Balancing Act: The proposed Public Lands Rule aims to transform Bureau of Land Management’s stewardship

The new rule seeks to redefine priorities and practices at the nation’s largest land manager

I’m taking this way too seriously as an adult: The growth of mountain biking in Arizona

In two very different stories about one of America's fastest-growing sports, we head to a 24-hour mountain bike relay race. Then we talk to some of the people behind a documentary about spreading mountain biking on the Navajo Nation.

Annual survey highlights positive trends in Mexican Wolf population recovery

Conservation efforts show encouraging results with cross-fostering and breeding initiatives

The life and loves of virtuoso Maria Callas explored in the play "Master Class".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The International Uranium Film Festival returns to Tucson; the comedy of Elliot Glicksman; and "Stories That Soar!" looks at how children cope with depression.

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