climate change

120,000 honeybees arrive in New Mexico to boost sustainability

40 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Albuquerque metro area recently gained around 120,000 new residents, who hope to create a buzz around environmental sustainability. Two new honeybee colonies, consisting of around 120,000 bees, have been brought to our state by Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico to boost the area’s

Gila River sees record-breaking flood

91 Views   The Gila River experienced a record-breaking flood last weekend. According to the National Weather Service, the Gila River crested at over 30 feet near Virden, New Mexico on Sunday night. The previous record was set on Dec. 19, 1978, at 29 feet.

Rio Grande running stronger, but experts aren’t celebrating yet

73 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) — If you’ve driven past the Rio Grande river lately, you’ve probably noticed the Rio Grande looks a lot better than it did a month ago when it ran dry for the first time in 40 years. However, experts said the river is still at risk of drying up again

Solar-powered car stops to soak up the sun in Albuquerque

150 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. –A custom-built, solar-powered car was on display at Explora Sunday, soaking up the sun on a brief stop in the Duke City. “We took a two-year design cycle, a year spent designing it and a year spent building,” said Evan Travis University of Michigan student.

Rio Grande runs dry in Albuquerque amid dry conditions

136 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The problems continue for the Rio Grande, sandy river beds and shallow streams are now throughout the metro. The Rio Grande river hasn’t ran dry through Albuquerque since the 80s and many people can hardly believe their eyes.