We Must Save the Drought-Stricken Colorado River—Here's How
The Colorado River is in trouble, and so are the water supplies of seven U.S. states, dozens of Native American Tribes, and parts of northwestern Mexico. Recent news reports have focused almost exclusively on the current megadrought, but the underlying management system of the river needs urgent attention. It is alarming to see the institutions we depend on starting to unravel.
Global alarm system watches for methane superemitters
Methane is a stealthy greenhouse gas, erupting unpredictably from sources such as pipelines and gas fields. Scientists have wanted to catch these emitters in the act. In the past, watchdogs had to monitor likely sites from the ground or by airplane. Now, massive, short-lived leaks can be detected automatically, from space, anywhere in the world—a first step toward plugging them and slowing climate change.
Help Us Restore the Flow! Learn about our Restoration Efforts in the Tanque Verde Creek
My name is Matthew Jensen. I’m the River Run Network Intern with Watershed Management Group here in Tucson. Every day, I wake up, I go to class, go to work, and live my life. Every day, I drink lots of water because everyone needs water to live.
UArizona researchers expand humanitarian and resilience efforts with grants from USAID
The Arizona Initiative for Resilience and Development, or AIRID, connects university researchers with communities, countries and other research partners to develop solutions and build resilience to global stresses such as climate change, COVID-19, and the rising cost of food and fertilizer due to the war in Ukraine, to name a few.
An Afternoon with SEEDS
Q: What’s better than one program that supports diverse students in developing as environmental professionals?
A: THREE programs that support diverse students in their development as environmental professionals, gathered together on a late fall afternoon in Tucson, having a picnic!
Facilitating Climate Conversations at the Southwest Adaptation Forum
Earlier this month, Earth Grant intern Maria Mata Robles traveled to Albuquerque, NM with her Earth Grant internship mentors at Southwest Decision Resources (SDR) for the 2022 Southwest Adaptation Forum (SWAF), an event planned by SDR in collaboration with Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center and several other organizations. She spent three days there, engaging in meaningful conversations about desert adaptation and gaining valuable experiences in conference facilitation.
Karletta Chief, 2022 Woman of Discovery
Karletta Chief, University of Arizona Distinguished Professor and Extension Specialist and Director of the AIRES Indigenous Resilience Center, was honored with a Wings WorldQuest 2022 Women of Discovery Award today in New York City, New York. She joined four other unique and impactful women in receiving this year's award.