The Grand Canyon is running short on sand. Sediment that once washed down the Colorado River to form beaches is now trapped behind Glen Canyon Dam. Scientists want to find out if artificial floods are rebuilding the beaches.
Work in the Chilean desert by Arizona State University scientists has reopened debate regarding the biological origins of Martian silica fragments found in 2007 – and strengthened the case for life on Mars billions of years ago.
Data used to drive decisions about how to manage land and wildlife in the Southwest can come from unexpected sources. Whether counting birds or hunting them, people who enjoy the outdoors are contributing to the science of wildlife management.
Sheriff-elect Paul Penzone announced his leadership team in advance of taking over the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. None of the eight leadership positions were hired from the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.