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UA engineers propose prepping for the end of the world under the surface of the moon

An engineering team at the University of Arizona is proposing a “doomsday vault” – in lava tunnels on the moon – to preserve the wondrous diversity of life on Earth if the apocalypse comes. Perhaps guided by Hollywood disaster movies, partly by the looming danger of climate change, the team has proposed a packing list in case a global disaster makes Mother Earth unlivable. Plant seeds and spores. Egg and sperm from creatures great and small. All cryogenically preserved in a vault, like a sort of “lunar ark.” ... Read more»

Prescribed burns planned for Huachucas

Prescribed burns are expected to begin in February and will last into summer for the Huachuca Mountains, including Lyle Canyon and Fort Huachuca, to prevent the spread of wildfires.... Read more»