Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Media Coverage: Ecosystem Services and Conservation

Climate change is moving fish around faster than laws can handle, study says »

June 14, 2018

Angee Doerr from the Center for Oceans Solutions is mentioned

By Kate Furby, The Washington Post

PG&E May Face Criminal Charges After Probe of Deadly Wildfires »

June 9, 2018

Michael Wara comments on the PG&E involvement and aftermath in the California wildfires.

By Mark Chediak and Pamela A Maclean, Bloomberg

It’s Wildfire Season in California, and Utilities Want to Tamp Down Their Liability »

June 4, 2018

Michael Wara is quoted on the aftermath of the recent California wildfires and who the burden of responsibility lies on.

By Sophie Quinton, Pew Trusts

Another way to recycle plastic »

May 24, 2018

Craig Criddle discusses work with mealworms.


Elephant seals don't have many predators — but the ones they do attack from the deep »

May 22, 2018

Research by Barbara Block is mentioned.

By Christine Heinrichs, The Tribune

A White Shark Cafe sits 1,200 miles offshore. Here's why scientists spent a month there »

May 21, 2018

A team of scientist led by Woods affiliate Barbara Block are tracking shark activity to a specific site "that's long been considered an oceanic desert."

By Gabby Ferreira, The Wichita Eagle

The captainless research vessel »

May 21, 2018

Barbara Block is mentioned in relation to research being done in the White Shark Cafe.

By Noble Ingram, The Christian Science Monitor

The Battle To Save Our Dying Soil »

May 17, 2018

Rob Jackson comments on the work being done by projects like Camp Altiplano that look to restoring soil.

By Anna Leach, The Huffington Post

San Jose water agency approves up to $650 million for Jerry Brown’s Delta tunnels project »

May 8, 2018

Barton Thompson comments on Jerry Brown's Delta tunnel project and how "it's not a done deal."

By Paul Rogers, Mercury News

Martins Beach: Supreme Court moves closer to taking case over billionaire Vinod Khosla’s attempt to block public access »

April 24, 2018

Barton Thompson comments on the potential of an appeal by the Supreme Court in the Vinod Khosla case.

By Paul Rogers, Santa Cruz Sentinel

Conservation Partnerships with Water Utilities »

April 24, 2018

Natural Capital Project is mentioned.

By Eve Boyce and Marcy Lyman, Conservation Finance Network

The world needs to store billions of tons of carbon. It could start in a surprising place. »

April 23, 2018

A new study co-authored by Katharine Mach hopes to shed new light on carbon capture and storage.

By Chris Mooney, The Washington Post

Innovative Methodology of Using Water Microdroplets to Produce Gold Nanoparticles »

April 23, 2018

A new study lead by Richard Zare is mentioned that has inadvertently created a "new methodology for producing gold nanoparticles and nanowires with the help of water droplets."


A Voyage Along Trump’s Wall »

April 23, 2018

Rio Grande canoe trip organized by Stanford researcher Dan Reicher, reveals how border wall would change life and landscape.

By Nick Paumgarten, The New Yorker

EPA's Proposed Rollbacks of Mileage Standards Is a Terrible Idea »

April 6, 2018

Rob Jackson expresses his opinions on the EPA's proposed rollback of vehicle mileage standards.

By Rob Jackson, Scientific America

Rio Tinto, NASA and Mongolian goats: a most unlikely fashion story »

April 4, 2018

The Natural capital project is mentioned

By Marion Hume, Financial Review

Beneath the Ice »

April 3, 2018

Jeremy Goldbogen comments on new video and photos of minke whales.

By Eric Holthaus, Grist

Study Reveals Glass Half-Empty Scenario for Sustainable Supply Chain Practices »

March 14, 2018

Eric Lambin discusses his research looking into just how sustainable supply chain practices are.

Sustainable Brand

Tree Farms Will Not Save Us from Global Warming »

March 13, 2018

Mentions a 2017 perspective piece by Christopher Field and Katharine Mach discussing bioenergy with carbon capture and storage.

By Chelsea Harvey, Scientific America