LOS ANGELES – Those prepared meal kits delivered to your door offer quick convenience, but they leave a larger environmental footprint than you might think. They also require consumers to think about proper disposal of packaging, particularly plastics.
PHOENIX – Pac-12’s black coaches use their own history to help navigate the waters of social debate for their young players -- the majority of whom are black -- while reconciling issues of personal growth, future marketing concerns and public backlash.
PHOENIX – Not everyone feels welcome on hiking trails, for all sorts of reasons. Sometimes it’s about physical ability. Sometimes it’s about transportation. And sometimes it’s about the color of your skin.
WASHINGTON – Lawmakers and analysts believe there will be some progress on immigration reform after the new Congress is sworn in next month.
LAS VEGAS – Water managers across the West, particularly in Arizona, are under pressure to implement a contingency plan to keep dwindling reservoirs from collapse.
CHINLE, Ariz. – Mariah Bahe dreams of becoming the first Navajo boxer to win Olympic medal.
PHOENIX – The Arizona sports scene suffers another blow after the Diamondbacks decide to trade the most popular player on the team, first baseman Paul Goldschmidt.
TEMPE – The Arizona Office of Tourism and Arizona State University specifically market to Chinese international students to attend school in Arizona, hoping to encourage friends and family to visit.
TUCSON – Fueled by climate change and prolonged drought, the establishment of young saguaro cactuses in Saguaro National Park has nearly ceased for decades.
WASHINGTON - They won their elections, but the really important contest for members of the incoming freshman congressional class came with the traditional lottery drawing to see who gets first pick of the House offices the will be their workspaces for the two years.
SAN FELIPE, Baja California – In the Upper Gulf of California, many people fish to survive. And while some fishermen support efforts to save the vaquita, others feel that their own survival and way of life is being destroyed. Part 2 of the series delves into the experiences of local fishermen and their complex relationship with the vaquita.
SAN FELIPE, Baja California – The vaquita porpoise is a victim of the Sinaloa drug cartel who fish for a species in the same waters and sell on the Chinese black market. Part 1 of this series examines the dangers the totoaba trade presents to the vaquita and the efforts to fight back against illegal fishing.