Caroline Yu

Caroline Yu

Sustainability Reporter, Los Angeles
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Recycling increases in Phoenix during the pandemic

Recycling programs throughout Arizona have struggled during the COVID-19 outbreak, as they work to collect recyclables safely.


COVID-19 in Arizona: Trump to visit Phoenix mask maker during Ducey stay-home order

ACLU protest for prisoner rights, ASU to resume in-person classes in fall and other headlines from the Grand Canyon State.


COVID-19 in Arizona: State stay-at-home order extended to May 15

Navajo Nation distributes aid as state death toll tops 300, Arizona corrections officers threaten to walk out, city officials warn it could take Phoenix six years to recover jobs lost in the past six weeks, and other news from the Grand Canyon State.


COVID-19 in Arizona: Elective surgeries to resume, despite projected peak in mid-May

A state senator has confirmed that he has tested positive for COVID-19, the Navajo Nation is joining a lawsuit against the federal government for withholding funds, and other updates from the Grand Canyon State.


Feeding sea urchins could be one way to restore the West Coast’s vital kelp forests

LOS ANGELES – The purple sea urchin population decimated kelp forests on the West Coast, where researchers are working to bring the creatures under control and supply them to restaurants around the world.


Dairy farmers forced to adjust their practices during COVID-19 pandemic

The dairy industry has been forced to resort to extreme practices to offset sales lost because restaurants and schools have been shut down to stop the spread of novel coronavirus.


COVID-19 in Arizona: Unemployment checks with an extra $600 could come next week

PHOENIX – Phoenix Zoo announces major staff cuts, Gov. Ducey asks the Trump administration for a disaster declaration and other news from the Grand Canyon State.


COVID-19 in Arizona: Schools aren’t required to make up lost days, workers will be paid

PHOENIX – School districts are distributing meals to students, the elderly won’t have to get their vehicles’ emissions tested and other updates from the Grand Canyon State.


COVID-19 in Arizona today: Navajo Nation sounds alarm as cases jump to 49

PHOENIX – There are 15 confirmed cases of coronavirus among Arizona State University students, and more of the latest news about the novel coronavirus


Most ASU students studying in China return home over coronavirus fears

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – ASU students studying abroad in China were given permission to leave their programs early due to the coronavirus outbreak and resume studies in U.S.


Scientists hope to win global competition with concrete that incorporates and reduces carbon dioxide emissions

PHOENIX – A UCLA team is developing a concrete that aims to reduce carbon emissions from ordinary concrete production.