climate change

UNM LEAF member fights for the future with climate justice work

60 Views   Since her freshman year, University of New Mexico sophomore Feleecia Guillen has fought for climate justice as a member of UNM Leaders for Environmental Action and Foresight. Her unbridled passion for climate action has driven her to advocate for community health and survival on both a university and

120,000 honeybees arrive in New Mexico to boost sustainability

111 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

194 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

118 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