Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Media Coverage: Oceans

Go deeper: "Human fingerprint" on California's blistering heat wave »

July 9, 2018

Noah Diffenbaugh's study on climate change and severe weather events is mentioned.

By Andrew Freedman, Axios

Mussels showing up positive for opioids »

June 26, 2018

Richard Luthy co-author's study looking into the mussel and their filtration of water.


Hundreds of great white sharks are congregating in the Pacific and researchers don’t know why »

June 20, 2018

Scientists like Barbara Block try to figure out why great white sharks are all migrating to what's known as the White Shark Cafe.

By Corinne Purtill, Quartz

Studies show groundwater holding own against drilling boom »

June 18, 2018

Robert Jackson comments on new study.

By Michael Rubinkam, WDTN

Sea Level Rise Threatens Billions in Coastal Real Estate by 2045, Study Says »

June 18, 2018

Deborah Sivas comments on a new study looking into climate change-driven sea level rise that could threaten some home across the U.S.

By Jennifer Dorroh, Climate Liability News

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

Digital management tool to improve fishing efficiency »

June 10, 2018

Larry Crowder lead developer of EcoCast comments of the satellite fishing software.

By Tim Sandle, Digital Journal

Oceana Launches New Science Advisors Initiative for its Campaign to Save the Oceans and Feed the World »

June 8, 2018

Rosamond Naylor is named as one of the Oceana Science Advisors.

By Oceana, Yuba Net

Large shark spotted swimming off coast of Pacifica »

June 1, 2018

Barbara Block is quoted on the shark warning in the Bay Area.

ABC 7 News

Fishing for Sustainability »

May 30, 2018

Larry Crowder comments on a new software program to safer fishing.

By Tony Pallone, Electronics 360

Great White Sharks Have A Secret 'Cafe,' And They Led Scientists Right To It »

May 28, 2018

Barbara Block comments on White Shark migration to Baja California in Mexico, a location known as the "White shark Cafe."

By Merrit Kennedy, Capital Public Radio

UH study could promote reef, fishery health »

May 25, 2018

Center for Ocean Solutions is mentioned.

By Jessica Else, The Garden Island

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

Octopuses are not aliens, but boy are they a bunch of beautiful weirdos »

May 18, 2018

William Gilly comments on octopus genes and a recent published study claiming alien origins of the animal.

By Sara Chodosh, Popular Science

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

Beneath the Ice »

April 3, 2018

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

By Eric Holthaus, Grist

Tapping local scientists to save coral »

March 19, 2018

Stephen Palumbi was named one of two scientists who will work on a committee to make coral more resilient.

By Kimber Price, Monterey Herald

Genetic clues can tell scientists which organisms have been moving through the environment »

March 13, 2018

Ryan Kelly discusses eDNA tracking and its potential use.

By Kathiann Kowalski, Science News for Students