Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Media Coverage: Public Health

Can sanitation reduce stunting? »

February 15, 2018

Stephen Luby new study on growth and sanitation is mentioned.

By Priyanka Pulla, The Hindu

Radically cleaner environment may be essential to cut childhood stunting »

February 6, 2018

Stephen Luby study on childhood growth and development is mentioned.

By International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Relief Web

Link between sanitation, stunting questioned »

February 2, 2018

Stephen Luby's study on WASH interventions is mentioned.

By Priyanka Pulla, The Hindu

Not just Zika: Other mosquito-borne viruses may cause birth defects, study suggests »

January 31, 2018

A new study by Dr. Desiree LaBeaud looks into how viruses similar to the Zika virus can cause birth defects.

By Andrew Joseph, Stat News

New campuswide initiative to address Syrian refugee crisis »

January 25, 2018

Michele Barry discusses the importance university action is in respond to the large and growing number of Syrian refugees.

Stanford Medicine News

Jenna Davis on Why Policy Reform Can Do More for Clean Water Access Than Technology »

January 2, 2018

Higgins-Magid Senior Fellow Jenna Davis explains why cleaning up water sources could have measurable impacts on the economy of cities and countries.

By Alex Rogala, World Resources Institute

Calif. city with water on 3 sides faces grim future »

December 14, 2017

Katharine Mach discusses "the unevenness of climate change impacts" as sea levels risen and hit Imperial Beach, California.

By Anne C. Mulkern, Climate Wire

65 years on from the Great Smog nothing has changed. We're still choking. »

December 5, 2017

Mark Jacobson study on shifting to renewable energy and its benefits are mentioned.

By Andrew Simms, The Guardian

New UNFPA Study Outlines Inequalities In Sexual Health & Reproductive Rights Globally »

November 1, 2017

Michele Barry is quoted on women's health and rights at the recent inaugural Women Leaders in Global Health conference held at Stanford University.

Girl Talk HQ

Born in Bangladesh, a Brick-Making Revolution »

October 19, 2017

Research by Stephen Luby is mentioned.

Global Health Now

Researchers Aim to Clean up South Asia's Dirty Kilns »

October 18, 2017

Stephen Luby study on mapping kilns in South Asia is mentioned

Learning English

Why Paying for Nutrition Saves Money on Health Care »

October 2, 2017

Sanjay Basu is mentioned in study in the correlation between eating habits and personal health care expenditures per year.

By Hilary K. Seligman, Seth A. Berkowitz & Sanjay Basu, Time

Researchers Aim to Clean Up South Asia's Dirty Brick Kilns »

September 27, 2017

Story about major pollution challenge features work of Stanford researchers.

By Steve Baragona, Voice of America

Mapping brick kilns to improve health of people and the environment »

September 20, 2017

A teeam lead by Stephen Luby has created a way to identify brick kilns using satellite imagery

By Rachel Leslie, Stanford Medicine

San Diego Scrambles to Address Long-Festering Lack of Restrooms »

September 18, 2017

Jennifer Davis is quoted on the growing issue of public bathroom availability and sanitation in San Diego

By Lisa Halverstadt, Voice of San Diego

Stanford Researchers Aim to Promote Cleaner Technologies in Brick Kiln Industry »

September 15, 2017

Stephen Luby along with a team of Stanford scientist, engineers and satellite data experts have created a system to map and locate brick kilns in South Asia to help in lowering the kilns global warming impact.

AZO Cleantech

More carbon dioxide in atmosphere produces food crops shorn of nutrients »

September 11, 2017

Study by David Lobell is mentioned in correlation to increase C02 emissions in India, stripping away nutritional value of crops such as wheat and rice

By Charu Bahri, Hindustan Times

Manganese in Underground Drinking Water is Cause for Concern »

August 24, 2017

Scott Fendorf co-contributor in study that looks into potentially high and dangerous levels of manganese in U.S. Glacial Aquifer and 3 Asian countries.

By Sarah Nightingale, UCR Today

Flint Pipes Released As Much As 18 Grams of Lead Per Household »

August 2, 2017

Richard Luthy comments on a study illuminating light of the ongoing crisis with contaminated water at Flint Michigan.

By Robin Kazmier, PBS

Why so much of the world is stuck in a ‘poverty trap’ »

July 25, 2017

Matthew Bonds co-authors a study into the factors that set up the "poverty trap" and what is needed to break the mold for people in poorer conditions to survive.

By Giorgia Guglielmi, Science Mag