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Recent News

June 2017 US Average Temperature Percentiles Map

July 2017 CLIMAS SW Climate Podcast - Monsoon Round One (Plus the 122nd Coolest June on Record)

July 16, 2017

In this edition of the CLIMAS Southwest Climate Podcast - Mike Crimmins and Zack Guido sit down to discuss Southwestern weather & climate, including:

  • The extended heat wave of June 2017 (and the near record heat for the first half of 2017 (Jan-Jun)) (1:00 - 15:00),
  • The wildfires in the Southwest , and the role that a monsoon late arrival might have played (15:00-19:00)
  • The Southwestern Monsoon - the components of the system, comparisons to other years, and what we might expect going forward (19:00-38:00)
A monarch butterfly resting on a flower petal (Photo: Karen Oberhauser/University of Minnesota)

Monarch Butterflies Need Help From Plant Population

July 5, 2017

A new study co-authored by Laura López-Hoffman in the UA's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences highlights options to restore the iconic monarch butterfly, whose numbers have plummeted in part from herbicide use and loss of habitat to intensive agriculture.

A Beach (for Carl Sagan) (2016). Photo: Andrew Yang.

Nonstop Discovery in the City

June 29, 2017

Grains of sand become stars and city planning issues make good theater when the UA Arts, Environment & Humanities Network spotlights urban environments.