Zoom screen share from Native Know-How webinar

Recap of the Native Know-How Workshop

On September 23, 2020, the UArizona Native Nations Institute (NNI) led the Native Know-How workshop, sponsored by the Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice (Haury Program). The webinar addressed UArizona leaders, scholars, and students, and the presenters provided attendees with tools and knowledge to understand cultural and governmental issues when working with Native Americans and tribal entities.

Science Is Collateral Damage Across the Trump Administration

The White House last week ordered hospitals to stop sending coronavirus-related data to a publicly available database at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, prompting confusion and concern among public health professionals. The administration simultaneously announced plans to set up a new system that officials say will also be open and searchable and help agencies more nimbly direct resources where they’re most needed. Yet scientists detected in the chaos evidence of a more worrisome pattern.

 

Understanding and Fighting the Western Forest Firestorm

A University of Arizona fire ecology expert explains why each new wildfire season has been worse than the last — and what that might mean for the future.

Supreme Court to Review Endangered Species FOIA Case

The Supreme Court is taking up the Trump administration’s legal quest to keep certain Endangered Species Act records from the public eye.