Sustainability

Millions of Americans turn to bottled water, but is it safer than tap?

Bottled water has become the No. 1 beverage choice in the U.S., but most bottled water is either spring water or purified tap water.


Arizona rancher on Mexico border uses science to breed sustainable cattle

Nogales, AZ cattle rancher Dean Fish bases his business practices on a three-legged stool of sustainability "to produce a safe, wholesome, tasty, nutritious product that’s going to go on America’s dinner plate."


Tree thinning tackles Ponderosa pines to lessen Coconino wildfire danger

PHOENIX - After a season marked by catastrophic wildfires in the West, government forestry and conservation leaders in Arizona have accelerated a tree-thinning program in the Coconino National Forest.


An Arizona dairy woman grows appreciation for female farmers

BUCKEYE — Sine Kerr cultivated her love for farming as a girl in rural Buckeye, participating in her local 4-H group and playing at friends’ houses whose families had farms and ranches.


Progress on new binational drought plan in Colorado basin slow going

WASHINGTON - States, federal and Mexican officials hailed a binational agreement this fall that they said could lead to a radical shift in how the region prepares for and responds to drought.


Too historic to tear down? Battling over blighted houses in Bisbee

BISBEE – Longtime Bisbee resident Renee Reed remembers how the dilapidated home across the street used to look.

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