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Bison at Tallgrass Prairie Preserve
October 20, 2014 | Phys.org

University of Arizona's Willem van Leeuwen will be working on a multi-institutional research project looking into how to slow the decreasing resilience of grasslands due to encroaching woody shrubs.

October 16, 2014 | CLIMAS

With the continuing prospect of a weak El Niño materializing later this fall, longer-term and seasonal outlooks forecast an increased probability of wetter and colder-than-average conditions. Short-term outlooks indicate an increased probability of above-average temperatures and below-average precipitation for the next few weeks.

Dog and Cat
October 16, 2014 | Arizona Daily Star

Diana Liverman's Downtown Lecture Series revealed the greener of household pets!

October 15, 2014 | Lo Que Pasa

Diana Liverman, co-director of the UA's Institute of the Environment, will kick off the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences' Downtown Lecture Series on food tonight, talking about how climate change affects the global food system and vice versa.

October 14, 2014 | NY Times

UA Regents' Professor Robert Glennon is quoted in this NY Times article on the economics of water in the face of drought and climate change.


Date & Time: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Gentle Ben's, 865 E. University Blvd.
Community Event
Date & Time: Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Speaker: Aaron Lien, Senior Researcher, Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy; PhD student, Arid Lands Resource Sciences; Carson Scholar
Location: Borderlands Brewing (119 E. Toole Ave., Tucson)
Date & Time: Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Speaker: Sarah Richman, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Carson Scholar
Location: Borderlands Brewing Co. (119 E. Toole Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701)


October 2, 2014 | Arizona Public Media
Gregg Garfin discusses climate change findings from the National Climate Assessment and what increased temperatures mean for public health in the Southwest.


September 23, 2014 | UANews

Agnese Nelms Haury dedicated her life to the preservation and understanding of cultures, ecosystems and landscapes; human rights and international relations; the Southwest; and the challenges facing indigenous people. Her bequest of more than $50 million to the UA Foundation will create the UA Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice to fund prestigious faculty chairs, visiting fellowships, student scholarships, conferences, an international prize, lectures and events, and collaborative research.


The University of Arizona’s Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy, with financial support from the Institute of the Environment, has selected two UA faculty members to conduct environment-related research as Udall Center Fellows for 2013–2014.