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Climate change is becoming a deadly threat to the iconic saguaro, which is found only in the Sonoran Desert. According to cactus expert William D. Peachey, extreme temperature fluctuations and more severe storms are making saguaros more susceptible to the deadly bacteria Erwinia cacticida.
PHOENIX – COVID-19 reduced road traffic to unknown lows, but now it’s returning in full force. After carbon emissions dropped during a year of less travel, will they return to problematic levels?
MESA – COVID-19 testing numbers are increasing as schools reopen and the delta variant spreads. To counter the rise in numbers and reduce wait times, Embry Health is bringing in hundreds of new workers.
When the summer brings high temperatures and higher humidity, the Arizona Humane Society ramps up its efforts to rescue pets left outside.
PHOENIX – The National Weather Service issued an excessive heat watch warning for next week with temperatures projected to be as high as 117. What the warning means, how to prepare for that type of weather and a look at Glendale’s heat relief stations.