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

Placencia, Belize

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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Indonesia

Nature Rx

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

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Stanford, California

Mass Extinction is Here

Window of opportunity closing for threatened species, populations and habitat.

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Stanford, California

The Big Idea

Toward more sustainable palm oil, interdisciplinary research with potential for dramatic solutions and more. Read our latest newsletter.