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

Water Solutions

Water poverty - the lack of access to adequate safe water - is a growing threat to health, agriculture, ecosystems and global security

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Dhaka, Bangladesh

Informing Decisions

The SF Chronicle goes behind the scenes with Woods Senior Fellow Noah Diffenbaugh and his team of climate science sleuths.

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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.