How Deforestation Impacts Amazon Biodiversity

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September 02, 2021

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Study Shows Impacts of Deforestation and Forest Burning on Amazon Biodiversity

Since 2001, between 40,000 and 73,400 square miles of Amazon rainforest have been impacted by fires, affecting 95% of all Amazonian species and as many as 85% of species that are listed as threatened in the region.

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Turning Cameras Off During Virtual Meetings Can Reduce Fatigue, UArizona Research Finds

Zoom fatigue – or feeling drained after a day of virtual meetings – may be worse for those who keep their cameras on during meetings, new research finds. Women and newer employees may be especially affected.

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6 Historical Highlights and Traditions All Wildcats Should Know

Wilbur wasn't the first UArizona mascot, and those olive trees on campus didn't get there by accident. Jamie DeConcini, who teaches a course on university heritage and traditions, shares some of the institution's fascinating past.

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UArizona Continues COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts, Offers Support on Afghanistan

Mask compliance was high in the first days of the fall semester, and testing and vaccinations remain available on campus. The university also has mental health resources for those impacted by the recent events in Afghanistan.

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Gallery: Campus Falls Into Full Swing With New Semester

Campus was buzzing with activity during the first days of the fall semester. Check out scenes from move-in, Bash at the Rec, the Sunrise Ceremony and more.

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