Subject:

Nature and the Environment

  • News

    July 19, 2001

    Bye Bye Birdie

    An endangered bird is thriving in the dry bottom of Roosevelt Lake. Too bad it's in the way of water for Phoenix.

  • Film

    June 21, 2001

    Eddie's Money

    Murphy does what sells in reasonably cute Dr. Dolittle 2

  • Calendar

    March 29, 2001

    Carrion On

    Arboretum hosts "Welcome Back Buzzard's Day"

  • News

    March 29, 2001

    Dying Breeds

    Siberian Eskimos on the edge of the Earth and the brink of starvation saved their lives and their culture by reviving the lost tradition of whale hunting. Now they worry the gray whales are poisoned.

  • News

    March 29, 2001

    Devil Fish

    The majestic gray whale inspires awe, conflict and troubling environmental questions from the icy seas of Russia to the warm lagoons of Baja.

  • Calendar

    February 8, 2001

    Cactus Talk

    Arboretum educates, inspires guests

  • News

    February 1, 2001

    Raptor Rapture

    Jerry Ostwinkle's life fell apart when the government seized his golden eagle; now he's fighting for Rex and the rights of falconers.

  • News

    December 14, 2000

    Flashes

    From the week of December 14, 2000

  • News

    October 12, 2000

    Bat Scratch Fever

    Everything you always wanted to know about rabies -- but were afraid to touch

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 21, 2000

    Best Place to Buy Aardvark to Zebra

    Gourmet Imports
    128 East Wood Drive
    602-863-1478

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 21, 2000

    Best Fall Day Trip for the Family

    Boyce Thompson Southwestern Arboretum
    U.S. 60, three miles west of Superior
    1-520-883-0320

  • Film

    September 7, 2000

    Coyote, Ugly

    The fields of Killing Coyote run red with cruelty in powerful documentary

  • Calendar

    August 24, 2000

    Names Test

    Name the White Tiger Cub Contest

  • Calendar

    June 22, 2000

    Been There, Dung That

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

  • Dining

    June 22, 2000

    Bottle Fatigue

    No more "Chardonnays that taste like baseball bats"

  • News

    June 8, 2000

    Road Warrior

    Ranch owner's feud with feds has been dragging on for 10 years

  • News

    May 25, 2000

    Swarming Trend

    State's buzz on killer bees? Learn to live with 'em.

  • News

    April 20, 2000

    Range Wars

    Tolerance of ranching puts The Nature Conservancy at odds with the environmental community

  • News

    November 11, 1999

    Twisted Ecologic

    Governor Hull says it's time for inclusiveness in politics. Environmentalists say she won't give them the time of day.

  • News

    February 25, 1999

    The Greening of Arizona

    Is money from the sale of environmental license plates being properly spent?

  • News

    January 7, 1999
  • News

    December 17, 1998

    Wildlife Disservice

    Someone is shooting endangered Mexican gray wolves. The government's flawed reintroduction program helped put them in the crosshairs.

  • Calendar

    December 17, 1998
  • News

    December 10, 1998

    Balancing Act

    Western governors conference weighs pros and cons of environmental policy

  • Film

    November 19, 1998

    Winged Victory

    Fascinating A Bug's Life is lousy with laughs

  • Dining

    October 8, 1998
  • Calendar

    September 17, 1998
  • News

    July 9, 1998
  • News

    June 4, 1998

    Rattling Cages

    Some people golf. Some people fish. Some people collect stamps. Dale Burton spends his free time studying and caring for rattlesnakes.

  • Calendar

    June 4, 1998
  • News

    May 7, 1998

    Cleaning the Creek

    A mining company mucks out its own mess at Pinto Creek

  • News

    December 11, 1997

    Government by Litigation

    Increasingly, public officials ignore laws they're paid to uphold. Citizens and interest groups regularly drag these same bureaucrats into court, trying to ensure that the laws of the land are enforced. But now even the courts, once bastions of authority,

  • Film

    August 21, 1997
  • News

    March 27, 1997

    Water Over the Dam

    Dave Wegner's career with the Bureau of Reclamation seemed to be at peak flow. He had no idea it was about to run dry.

  • News

    November 21, 1996

    Boom, Boom on the Range

    Where endangered Sonoran pronghorn antelope play under the roar of U.S. Air Force jets on live-fire bombing exercises

  • News

    August 1, 1996

    Owl See You in Court

    From spikedaces to spotted owls, the Southwest Center for Biological Diversity has logged the legal system and rewritten the book on environmental activism

  • News

    July 4, 1996

    Trickle-Down Theory

    Industries get a big say in rewrite of water-pollution laws; public may pick up tab

  • News

    June 6, 1996

    Getting Onto Dodge

    State official harshly criticizes Phelps Dodge environmental record; mining firm's development delayed

  • News

    March 21, 1996

    From Dust to ... Golf?

    Phelps Dodge wants to turn a dusty plain of toxic mine tailings into what it says is an environment-friendly golf course near the Verde River. No one can be sure whether the unprecedented plan will work. But that hasn't stopped anyone from fighting abo

  • News

    January 11, 1996

    Going Underground

    Industry makes secret push to gut laws protecting subsurface water supplies

  • News

    December 28, 1995

    Money for Nothing

    There's plenty of money in the Department of Environmental Quality budget. But crazy personnel rules keep the agency understaffed and ineffective.

  • News

    December 28, 1995

    Quit Polluting Our Aquifers. Please. Pretty Please.

    Republican revolutionaries want environmental regulators who cooperate with business. Those who enforce Arizona's groundwater laws have to cooperate; there are too few of them to do much else.

  • News

    September 7, 1995

    NO MINER CONSIDERATION

    A CANADIAN MINING COMPANY WANTS TO DIG A 300-ACRE HOLE BEHIND DONNA GOODALE'S HOUSE. ALTHOUGH MOST ALL OF THE GOVERNMENT AGENCIES INVOLVED THINK IT'S A TERRIBLE IDEA, THEY MAY NOT BE ABLE TO STOP THE EXCAVATION.

  • News

    August 23, 1995
  • News

    June 22, 1995

    WOMEN OF A FEATHER

    THE PEOPLE WHO BELONG TO FOR THE BIRDS TAKE EXTRAORDINARY PAINS TO SAVE INJURED BIRDS. SPARROWS. STARLINGS. YES, EVEN PIGEONS.

  • News

    June 15, 1995
  • News

    March 2, 1995

    THE POLLUTION ALL-STARS

    IF YOU'D LIKE TO GIVE INDUSTRY FREE REIN OVER ARIZONA'S NATURAL RESOURCES, YOU'LL LOVE THESE POLITICIANS

  • News

    February 9, 1995

    THE LION STING

    GAME AND FISH INVESTIGATORS STALKED THE MOST NOTORIOUS MOUNTAIN LION HUNTER IN THE STATE. HE TURNED OUT TO BE A HIRED GUN FOR RANCHERS, AND HE'D KILLED 18 CATS.

  • News

    September 29, 1994

    THE NEW 'SCOPES TRIAL

    FOES OF THE MOUNT GRAHAM OBSERVATORY CELEBRATE A KEY VICTORY.

  • News

    May 11, 1994

    THE SCOOP ON THE POOP ON THE BIG HOUSE

    THE COUNTY JAIL IS A GIANT PIGEON ROOST. IS THE ANSWER MURDER MOST FOWL?

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