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Alliance Launched To Save Bees

Sixty-five chefs, restaurant owners and other culinary leaders joined us to launch the Bee Friendly Food Alliance. Through the Alliance, chefs and restaurateurs are calling attention to the importance of bees to our food supply, the dramatic die-off of bee populations, and the need to protect our pollinators. LEARN MORE.

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Grand Canyon mining controversy could affect Ariz. Senate race

The Obama administration's decision to ban new uranium mining claims on more than 1 million acres around Grand Canyon National Park is already playing in Arizona's Senate race.

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Bill to protect Arizona State Parks revenue a step closer to law

A bill that would protect Arizona State Parks revenue from legislative sweeps skipped over the Senate Appropriations Committee on Tuesday, taking it one step closer to becoming law.

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Report | Environment Arizona Research & Policy Center

In the Path of the Storm

Weather disasters kill or injure hundreds of Americans each year and cause billions of dollars in economic damage. The risks posed by some types of weather-related disasters will likely increase in a warming world. Scientists have already detected increases in extreme precipitation events and heat waves in the United States, and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently concluded that global warming will likely lead to further changes in weather extremes.

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News Release | Environment Arizona Research & Policy Center

One-Third of Arizonans Live in Areas Hit by Recent Weather Disasters

After a year that saw many parts of the country hit by scorching heat, devastating wildfires, severe storms and record flooding, a new Environment Arizona report documents how global warming could lead to certain extreme weather events becoming even more common or more severe in the future.

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Statement: Gov. Romney's comments on public lands misguided

Earlier this month, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney made statements to the Reno-Gazette Journal calling into question the purpose of public lands in Western states like Nevada, saying “I don’t know why the government owns so much of this land.” Advocate Bret Fanshaw made the following statement in response.

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