The lives of thousands of small-scale coffee growers in Latin America and Mexico are better off because of fair trade. But the system is fraying at the seams in one of the world's most important coffee-growing regions because of a perfect storm defined by low prices, a damaging fungus and unscrupulous middlemen.
Arizona schools will soon be working under a new A-through-F letter grading system. The use of this school accountability rubric was paused for two years after the state switched to a new standardized test.
Drones are becoming a popular technology. You can now purchase one for less than $100 and fly it around on your own. Unfortunately, you can only control that one drone. But, ASU Assistant Professor in Mechanical and AeroSpace Engineering Panos Artemiadis can control multiple at the same time, and does so using his mind.
Dr. England wants to change how the county deals with the mosquito that carries Zika virus. That’s because the Aedes aegypti mosquito is not effectively controlled using fogging trucks. County workers have to access someone’s property and spray the area.
Chris Kuhlman with the National Weather Service said if you haven’t received any rain during this monsoon season, this weekend is probably your best shot. “We’ve had a great influx of moisture, probably the most we’ve had all monsoon season."
A decade after it was first proposed, the plan for an open-pit copper mine in Southern Arizona has experienced a setback. A regional office of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has recommended the mine be denied a federal Clean Water Act permit.
John Lewis was mayor of Gilbert for the past seven years until taking over as president and CEO of the East Valley Partnership earlier this month. He joined The Show to talk about the partnership and what’s next.
In recent years, Snowflake and the immediate surrounding area has become a comfortable place for a group of people trying to escape pollutants and scents and more that they associate with environmental illness.