Robert Glennon, a Regents' Professor at the UA's James E. Rogers College of Law, writes in an op-ed that Arizona has stumbled in proposing desalination and failed to protect its rivers from drought and overuse.
Research on the Earth's biomes can be conducted at an unprecedented scale because of the UA-operated Biosphere 2's sheer size. Many never get to walk down the hallways of a university or an agricultural research center, said John Adams, deputy director of Biosphere 2, but "here you can, and you can see firsthand what we are doing and the relevancy to your everyday life."
More than 150 scientists, students and volunteers participated in a BioBlitz that explored the diversity of the area surrounding the U.S.-Mexico Border.
As Arizona heads into wildfire season, concerns remain due to the vulnerability of the Mount Graham red squirrel. This summer, the Fish and Wildlife Service is partnering with the UA to analyze aerial footage of the Mount Graham area.