Longer, drier summers may mean fewer opportunities for firefighters to safely burn would-be wildfire fuel in the western United States.
Years of drought and climate change are causing water resources to dwindle in the Colorado River Basin. But farmers and scientists are collaborating to learn how to grow crops with less water.
In the past few decades, cities in Arizona, Colorado, and Nevada have vastly increased their water use efficiency. They’ve also learned lessons that can inform other cities’ efforts.
An Arizona educator finds she has the SpaceX factor to become an astronaut.
A farmer draws on Traditional Knowledges to restore the Native American food system.
An international group of researchers may have found a way to better account for carbon storage in forests.
Scientists have long assumed that dust storms lead to infections with the desert soil fungus Coccidioides, but new evidence suggests otherwise.
In experiments conducted in Biosphere 2, invasive buffelgrass weathers higher temperatures and drought conditions better than its native brethren.
A recent study on hematite formation during the Triassic may help predict the effects of climate change on contemporary monsoonal environments.
Research from the Tucson Basin indicates that tracers can be used to distinguish surface and subsurface recharge, providing crucial data to support sustainable water management in arid environments.