Why a new jaguar sighting near the Arizona-Mexico border gives experts hope

The exclusive finding suggests the jaguar's range may be expanding—and a new study verifies the U.S. has plentiful habitat to reclaim if the cats can reach it.
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Biodiversity

Laiken Jordahl: A year of devastation in Arizona's wild lands

Living and working along the U.S.-Mexico border has meant watching the surreal, slow-motion leveling of the fragile ecosystems I’ve spent my career fighting to protect.
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Drought and border wall endanger Arizona's wildlife

The public has long supported a program to provide water for wildlife, but now human threats, including border-wall construction, are making a bad situation worse.
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Like many Americans, I sat slackjawed this week as the two most powerful Democrats in the nation hectored the President as if they were both 12-year-olds. And the President, off on a tear about who would pay for his border wall, behaved like a 9-year-old.

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