The whiz-bang spectacle of the Fourth of July isn't gonna be limited to just skyrockets in flight or legal pyrotechnics going off in your neighbor's backyard, bub. The Valley's club scene tends to turn up the razzle-dazzle during the annual holiday with an abundance of can't miss Independence Day da ... More >>
Animal-rights activists are blowing the whistle on Arizona Cardinals defensive lineman Darnell Dockett, who claims he recently purchased a pet tiger.The Animal Rights Foundation of Florida informed us about a few potential issues with Dockett's purchase, including some laws about tiger ownership.
HumaneBorders.orgU.S. Fish and Wildlife says it will allow more water stations on BANWR like this oneIn somewhat of a concession to humanitarians leaving water out in the desert for thirsty migrants, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced that it will allow more water stations on the 118,0 ... More >>
Macho B, the last known, wild jaguar in the United States, was euthanized by the Arizona Game and Fish Department 15 months ago.We just got word that the Arizona Game and Fish Department has been granted a federal permit to "take" (trap) more jaguars despite being partially responsible for the il ... More >>
Image: Wikimedia Commons Management of Arizona and New Mexico's small population of re-introduced Mexican gray wolves will be returned to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service following a lawsuit by environmentalists. A news release by the Center for Biological Diversity, one of the groups that ... More >>
Arizona Game and Fish employees have become the first ever in the United States to capture a wild jaguar.The gorgeous, spotted cat in this picture was captured southwest of Tucson and quickly released with a satellite tracking collar. The cat weighed 118 pounds and was in good health, says the news ... More >>
Are 18 birds in the nest worth 21 billion gallons of water down the drain?
AniZona 01: Watch line drawings of teenaged martial arts masters kicking heck out of demonic entities
Rick Renzi's hoping people buy his line that an amendment he's sponsoring has nothing to do with his father's defense business
The Spike clears up tale of the tortoises and the harebrained
Bird won't be returned to the man who saved it
Nevada's wastewater is causing sex problems in fish. But will Arizona get screwed by the solution?
An endangered bird is thriving in the dry bottom of Roosevelt Lake. Too bad it's in the way of water for Phoenix.
From the week of February 8, 2001
Jerry Ostwinkle's life fell apart when the government seized his golden eagle; now he's fighting for Rex and the rights of falconers.
The fur flies as ranchers and wolf-huggers argue over a plan to put lobos in the wilderness
A Mexican gray wolf pack learns to kill cattle and loses its freedom
Tempe kept quiet about encephalitis-carrying mosquitoes, and the resulting pesticide applications
From the week of July 8, 1999
The Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution has been established in Mo Udall's name. Would he even like it?
Someone is shooting endangered Mexican gray wolves. The government's flawed reintroduction program helped put them in the crosshairs.
Western governors conference weighs pros and cons of environmental policy
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,
U.S. District Court Judge Carl Muecke ruled on the letter of the law, but his liberal views and tough courtroom style made him the judge that conservatives love to hate
Once again, a legal effort aims to compel the Forest Service to follow its own logging rules
Where endangered Sonoran pronghorn antelope play under the roar of U.S. Air Force jets on live-fire bombing exercises
Researchers from around the world are paid virtually nothing to work long hours week after week in primitive mountain isolation. Their quest? The mysterious rattlesnake called ridgenose.
Tribes allege that archaeological and burial sites on mine grounds are being violated
From spikedaces to spotted owls, the Southwest Center for Biological Diversity has logged the legal system and rewritten the book on environmental activism
A battle of GOP extremes pits environmentalist Robin Silver against conservative Congressman John Shadegg
Is the Lone Fire a preview of California-style infernos to come?
Experts say Symington's howling at the moon with antiwolf rhetoric
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.
THE PEOPLE WHO BELONG TO FOR THE BIRDS TAKE EXTRAORDINARY PAINS TO SAVE INJURED BIRDS. SPARROWS. STARLINGS. YES, EVEN PIGEONS.
HEY, WE'RE THE GRAND CANYON STATE. WE LIKE BIG SCHISMS.
THE WOODS ARE LOVELY, DARK AND DEEP; THE FOREST SERVICE HAS PROMISES TO KEEP