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The Interest of Insects

Humans and insects have more in common than you might think. We share a broad range of similarities, covering everything from muscle and nerve structures to the ways our cells communicate.

Bird Finder Tool

Test drive our Bird Finder tool based on our virtual bird aviary of the southwest. A great way to learn about birds in your own backyard. Image of Northern Cardinal above by Robert Shantz.

Frozen Life

When you think of the arctic, you might picture mostly empty ice, but the Arctic ecosystem is home to many organisms. Much of this life in the arctic depends on tiny organisms called plankton which make up the base of the food web.

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How much water are we using per year in the Phoenix area?
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