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MEXICO CITY — The stunning and little-understood annual migration of millions of Monarch butterflies to spend the winter in Mexico is in danger of disappearing, experts said Wednesday, after numbers dropped to their lowest level since record-keeping began in 1993.
Saying prior court orders have been ignored, environmental groups want a federal judge to force Fort Huachuca to finally determine how it's impacting the San Pedro River and take measures to stop that – or face the possibility of having some of its operations shut down.
A conservative Arizona lawmaker wants to ban state agencies from helping the National Security Agency collect phone and Internet "metadata."
I don’t care much for what is called "reality TV." Like the propaganda Michael Moore disguises as documentaries, reality shows are selective in their reality, and in being so, manipulate their viewers. Of course, many viewers are clearly aware of this, but still watch avidly, either to laugh at or laugh with the characters.
Reindeer-schmeindeer. Santa’s pets aren’t nearly as popular in the Valley this time of year as the scaley, slithering creatures at Phoenix Herpetological Society. The non-profit throws open its doors for holiday tours, which often sell out.
There are some new faces at Phoenix Zoo.
PHOENIX — Citing everything from grazing to insects, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday granted endangered species protection to two cacti found in Arizona.
The Acuña cactus is one of two that has received endangered species protection. [Jim Rorabaugh/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service]
Hunting is a cruel sport that endangers the lives of many unwilling animal participants. It may have been necessary for human survival in prehistoric times, but today most hunters bait, stalk and kill animals merely for the thrill of it, not out of necessity. This unnecessary, violent form of “entertainment” rips animal families apart and leaves countless animals orphaned or badly injured when hunters miss their target.
Editor’s note: This is part five of a continuing summer series on the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway.
PHILADELPHIA — The City of Brotherly Love is perhaps best known for its Colonial roots but locals will tell you there's much more to explore in this city of 1.5 million people. Options abound for travelers looking for free things to do in and around the historic district and beyond — and they don't all involve tri-corner hats and Betsy Ross' flag.
LOS ANGELES — Lily Tomlin's admiration for elephants began when she met Ruby and Billy.
SAN DIEGO — La Jolla's jagged coastline is strictly protected by environmental laws to ensure the San Diego community remains the kind of seaside jewel that has attracted swanky restaurants, top-flight hotels and some of the nation's rich and famous, including billionaire businessman Irwin Jacobs and former presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
In a tree along the Salt River, a male bald eagle feeds its two chicks a fish just pulled from the water.
Buy a sheep, “adopt” a soldier or name a piece of rainforest.
SEA LIFE Arizona welcomed its newest family member Tuesday. Frye, a rescued green sea turtle, is settling in nicely at the Tempe aquarium.
A federal appeals court on Monday rejected a bid by the Grand Canyon Trust to force annual environmental assessments on how operation of the Glen Canyon Dam by the Bureau of Reclamation affects an endangered fish that lives downstream.
The Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center in Scottsdale has saved an alpha female Mexican Gray Wolf that federal fish and wildlife officials had planned to kill.
Washington • Hundreds of historic U.S. post offices nationwide face uncertain futures as the U.S. Postal Service downsizes, so preservationists on Wednesday added these American institutions to the list of the country’s most endangered historic places.
As the April 15 income tax filing deadline nears, the Arizona Game and Fish Department is reminding taxpayers that although state taxes do not support the conservation of wildlife in the Grand Canyon state, individual donations can.
Award-winning children's author Elizabeth Davidson will sign copies of her book, "Cheery: The True Adventures of a Chiricahua Leopard Frog," from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 28 at The Book Rack, 1752 S. Signal Butte Road, Mesa.
A House committee approved a bill Wednesday that would waive environmental regulations for Border Patrol activities within 100 miles of any U.S. border.
WASHINGTON - Bald eagles in the Sonoran Desert are officially threatened no more: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service removed them from the list of endangered and threatened species Friday.