Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment


Wetlands stopped $625 million in property damage during Hurricane Sandy. Can they help Houston? »

August 31, 2017

As the financial toll of hurricane Harvey reaches new levels, scientists like Katie Arkema discuss how the solution to curb

By Nsikan Akpan, PBS

Model Island »

May 17, 2017

Feature on Natural Capital Project work to identify where and how local ecosystems could potentially be restored, expanded, or introduced to help protect communities.

By David Brian Butvill, Biographic (California Academy of Science)

Increased Flooding May Cost the World $1 Trillion by 2050 »

August 19, 2013

Quotes Woods postdoctoral student Katie Arkema about the role of coastal habitats in protecting people and property

By John Roach, CNBC

Natural Barriers Are What Prevent Coastal Cities From Being Destroyed »

July 30, 2013

Quotes Woods postdoctoral scholar Katie Arkema on Natural Capital Project's map showing how U.S. coastal habitats protect millions of people from climate change

By Sydney Brownstone, Fast Company

The Best Protection Against Storms? Nature Herself »

July 18, 2013

Quotes Consulting Professor Mary Ruckelshaus and postdoctoral scholar Katie Arkema discussing map of America's shoreline that shows that amount of protection provided by coral reef, sea grasses and

By Robynne Boyd, Scientific American

How the Bay’s Natural Buffers Can Help Defend Us From Sea Level Rise »

July 16, 2013

An interview with Woods postdoctoral scholar Katie Arkema, about the natural coastline barriers mapping project she led

By Molly Samuel, KQED

Dunes, Reefs Protect U.S. Coasts From Climate Change »

July 15, 2013

Describes study if U.S. coastlines by Katie Arkema, a postdoctoral scholar with Stanford Woods Institute

By Wendy Koch, USA Today

Habitat Loss Doubles Coastal Flood Impact – Study »

July 14, 2013

Looks at study led by Katie Arkema of Stanford Woods Institute, detailing vulnerability of U.S. coastlines and exposure of property to hazards if natural habitats are lost

By APF, Agence France-Presse (APF)

New Map Shows Where Nature Protects U.S. Coast »

July 14, 2013

Woods postdoctoral scholar Katie Arkema is interviewed about national map of natural habitats along U.S. coastlines that she and colleagues created

By Brian Handwerk, National Geographic