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Plants Pushed Up The Mountain By Warming Climate
2013-08-15 09:37:19

Comparing plant communities today with a survey taken 50 years ago, a UA-led research team is providing the first on-the-ground evidence for Southwestern plants being pushed to higher elevations by an increasingly warmer and drier climate.

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2009-02-11 07:54:07

A UA-led research team has found that as the climate warms, plants are flowering at higher elevations in the Santa Catalina Mountains.

2008-10-11 09:00:14

By ERICA MELTZER Pima County will try to take advantage of the slowdown in the housing market to buy up state trust land it wants to preserve. Earlier this year, the county asked the state to put land on Tumamoc Hill up for auction so it can try to buy it.

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2005-05-11 07:29:55

Hundreds of endangered Gila chub fish evacuated from Sabino Creek in the wake of a fire that sent erosion and ash into the water were taken home Tuesday.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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