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Arizona Sonoran News

Arizona Sonoran News

Student Newswire of The University of Arizona School of Journalism

Arizona Sonoran News

Saguaro Junipers land is located along the San Pedro River near Cascabel, Arizona. (Photo by: Michaela Webb/Arizona Sonora News Service)

S. Arizona group merges cattle ranching, community, respect for the land

Michaela Webb May 2, 2018

Sustainability and cattle ranching aren’t typically thought of as going hand in hand, especially in desert regions. But a small group of friends has been practicing sustainable cattle ranching near...

High school students from City High in Tucson, Arizona organized and carried out a 17-minute walk out on Wednesday, March 14. The students want legislators to ban assault rifles. (Photo by: Michaela Webb/Arizona Sonora News)

Can high school students change gun laws? A UA researcher weighs in

Michaela Webb April 11, 2018

  High school students are finding their political muscle. The March for Our Lives protest on March 24, the most recent in a string of similar actions organized by high school students since...

The Goodwin Fire burnt 28,516 acres near Prescott, Arizona in June and July, 2017. Wildfires are predicted to butn larger and larger swaths of Arizona and other western states every year as the climate changes.

Arizona prepares for worsening wildfire seasons

Michaela Webb March 30, 2018
Parts of Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Nevada are likely to see increases of five or more times current levels of annual area burned by 2038, according to the study.
Sabrina Helm sits in her office in the University of Arizonas Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences on Feb. 5, 2018. Photo by: Michaela Webb/Arizona Sonora News.

Climate change getting you down? You may not be only one, says UA study

Michaela Webb February 11, 2018

Although many studies investigate the physical impacts of climate change, such as rising sea levels and more intense storms, very few ask how worrying about a changing climate could be affecting someone's...

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