Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Our Mission:

To produce breakthrough environmental solutions that protect and nurture our planet to meet the vital needs of people today and for generations to come.

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The Stanford Woods Institute

Costa Rica

Protecting the Deep Sea

Paper aims to inform plans for deep-sea environmental protection and mining regulations.

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Stanford, CA

Sustainable Palm Oil

Research team receives $400,000 grant to study how to create sustainable supply chains for one of the world’s fastest growing and most valuable crops.

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Nature Rx

Quantifiable evidence that walking in nature could lead to a lower risk of depression.

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Stanford, California

Making Better Decisions

Factoring nature into economic and development decisions, eco-tourism entrepreneurs, nature as mental health Rx and more. Read our latest research newsletter.