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After the blowout of the Deepwater Horizon well triggered the largest oil spill in United States history, BP vowed to "Make it Right" for Gulf Coast residents affected by the spill. One of the central pieces of BP's program to make amends was to create a claims system — as required under federal law — to compensate individuals and businesses that lost money as a result of the spill. Read more»


It has been seven weeks now since the midterms, but that doesn't mean there's no campaigning going on. Republican presidential aspirants are off and running, jockeying for exposure. We've been keeping track, and have noticed some twisting of the truth – already! Read more»

Buffelgrass blankets an area of the Santa Catalina Mountains near Tucson. Researchers say warming temperatures and fewer winter freezes are helping the invasive plant spread, posing a threat to saguaro cactuses and other native plants.

Arizona in the year 2100: Drought, plant invaders pose threats; From pines to prairie? Forests susceptible to fire, beetles; Rising temperatures threaten cities' air quality along with water supplies Read more»

A dry river in Tarumã, Brazil, 2009.

Droughts are growing more severe. Has the world's largest rain forest reached its tipping point? Read more»

Greenland's Sermeq Kujalleq glacier has thinned in recent years. Politico reports that Fox News Vice President Bill Sammon sent an email to staff last December insisting that everyone at the station refrain from recognizing the global scientific consensus on man-made global warming.

Another day, and another piece of incontrovertible evidence that the folks at Fox News are exclusively in the business of pushing propaganda, rather than reporting “news.” On health care and climate change, the channel chooses sides as it chooses its words. Read more»

One of the Reid Park polar bears - Boris or Kobe - relaxes in this 2007 photo.

Boris, an 11-year-old polar bear at the Tucson Zoo, died Friday after a medical procedure. Read more»

Pima County Sheriff's Deputy Laurence Jove listens as Angels for Animals volunteer Paige Beitz explains how the organization found a group of dogs while visiting a residence.

Two weak puppies sat on a couch on the front porch, struggling to keep their heads upright. On an adjacent couch, flies swooped over the body of a dead puppy. Welcome to "Dogpatch," where residents own a lot of animals. It's also a place people come to abandon animals they no longer want – or dump carcasses. Read more»

The teak forests of Indonesia are threatened by logging.

Few expected the Cancun meeting of U.N. climate negotiators to conclude in a treaty for greenhouse gas reductions. Instead, the likely outcome may simply be a package of incremental though significant measures designed to make progress on key climate issues. Read more»

A bee perched on a daisy, rubbing legs together in the garden at La Quinetière, Buais, Normandy, France.

Sweet, healthy, vital for the planet, and perhaps even a good model for society. This is how beekeepers at a Honey Fair in France this fall described bees and the products made within their hives. "Without the bee, the human race would die within five years," said one beekeeper. Read more»

Green MEP Yannick Jadot sending a message to environment ministers calling for climate action.

For a climate change conference that began with universally low expectations, the Cancun meeting achieved surprisingly concrete progress, including an agreement to help preserve tropical forests. Read more»

About 125 river restoration scientists, managers and others interested in river restoration gathered in Tucson this week to hash out ideas for a river restoration guidebook.

Scientists from across the western U.S. and northern Mexico spend three days in Tucson exchanging ideas for protecting some of the two nations' most endangered rivers. Read more»

Coming from all over the world, activists are demanding a greater voice in solving a problem they believe is of the utmost importance - climate change. Read more»

In less than a week, five separate attacks on foreign snorkelers and swimmers in Sharm — Egypt’s most popular beach destination — has created a palpable sense of fear among tourists in the southern Sinai Peninsula. Read more»

The Blue Dog PAC raised more than $2.5 million over 2009 and 2010, almost entirely from PACs. But ultimately 58 of these special interest PACs also decided to donate to individual opponents of Blue Dog Coalition members. Read more»

Lead poisoning usually causes life-long debilitating illness, not immediate death. Yet in the state of Zamfara, a poor, arid region in northern Nigeria, lead poisoning has killed more than 400 children in the past six months. Read more»

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