Biodiversity

Maya Springhawk Robnett

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has issued a waiver to expedite construction of a barrier on the international border near San Diego.  KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett reports…

Wildlife conservationists say the existing barriers along the U.S. Mexico border are already detrimental to wildlife.  U.S. Congressman Raúl Grijalva told Arizona Science Desk reporter Maya Springhawk Robnett President Donald Trump’s proposed uninterrupted wall would be worse...

Maya Springhawk Robnett

President Donald Trump has vowed to build an impenetrable wall along the U.S.-Mexico border to keep people from coming into this country.   But there’s concern for the non-human traffic that traverses that line.  Maya Springhawk Robnett of the Arizona Science Desk reports.

Douglas Moore, Graphic Artist / U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has declared an insect once found in Madera Canyon south of Tucson extinct—one of about 200 species of animals, plants, and insects that disappear every day.  This trend has many scientists concerned for the state of biodiversity across the globe.  Maya Springhawk Robnett of the Arizona Science desk reports…