Environment/Nature



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Rock Salt Deposits of Arizona

Arizona has several large rock salt deposits (see story from AZcentral  about a large salt mine in Glendale). Salt is…




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The Gold of Cañada del Oro

Could the offices of the Arizona Daily Independent in Oro Valley be sitting on a gold mine? Oro Valley lies…


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Jaguars and junk science

Last August, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) proposed to designate 838,232 acres in southeastern Arizona and southwestern New…




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“Government of Wolves” timely release

National Public Radio’s All Things Considered weekend edition featured constitutional attorney John W. Whitehead last week discussing his new book…