University of Arizona launches program to work with tribes on sustainability

The University of Arizona (UofA) has launched the Indigenous Resilience Center, a new initiative to support national and international Indigenous communities’ abilities to respond to environmental challenges such as climate change, droughts, flooding and pandemics.

Biosphere 2: The Once Infamous Live-In Terrarium Is Transforming Climate Research

Despite its controversial past, the quirky desert facility is becoming increasingly relevant as it turns 30

Climate change crises: An inevitable and irreversible problem

According to Wahid Bhat, climate change is the defining crisis of our time and it is happening even more quickly than we feared. But we are far from powerless in the face of this global threat. No corner of the globe is immune from the devastating consequences of climate change. Rising temperatures are fueling environmental degradation, natural disasters, weather extremes, food and water insecurity, economic disruption.

A hidden forest on campus: Inside the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research

The Bannister Building looks distinct among the typical red-brick buildings on campus, yet students walking by, preoccupied by their phones and classes, fail to notice the 40-foot-long steel columns suspended from the building. 

The Colorado River Is in Crisis. The Walton Family Is Pushing a Solution.

Walmart heirs have spent heavily to promote their view that water markets are the best way to deal with a dwindling supply.

New estimates show Colorado River levels falling faster than expected

New projections show that Lake Mead and Lake Powell could reach “critically low reservoir elevations” sooner than expected, spurring experts to say that “bold actions” will be needed to change course.

Christopher B. Yazzie, Diné College, Class of 2012

Christopher B. Yazzie is a member of the Navajo Nation. He is Tó’adheedlíinii (Water Flows Together clan), born for Bííh Bitoodnii (Deer Spring clan). He was born and raised in the Navajo Nation and is from Tuba City and Dinebito Dam, Arizona. Yazzie is currently pursuing a PhD in chemical and environmental engineering at the University of Arizona (UA), but his higher education began at Diné College nearly a decade after graduating from Tuba City High School