Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment


2,500 Scientists Warn Against the Border Wall's Huge Environmental Cos »

July 30, 2018

In a recent study co-author Paul Ehrlich discusses the effects an expansion on the US-Mexico boarder wall would have to the

By Peter Hess, Inverse

Border Wall Could Disrupt Hundreds of Species »

July 26, 2018

Paul Ehrlich is quoted on the extensive biodiversity around the US-Mexico border and what an expansion of the border wall could do to surrounding environment.

By Christopher Intagliata, Scientific America

Coverage: U.S.-Mexico border wall threatens biodiversity  »

July 24, 2018

Federal plans to complete a continuous wall along the U.S.-Mexico boundary would threaten the existence of numerous plant and animal species, Stanford researchers say.

Paul Ehrlich: 'Collapse of civilisation is a near certainty within decades' »

March 22, 2018

Paul Ehrlich discusses the future of civilization and its relationship of the natural world.

By Damian Carrington, The Guardian

Minutes To Midnight: The Spectre Of Catastrophe w/ Paul Ehrlich »

January 8, 2018

Paul Ehrlich discusses the loss of biodiversity.

By Last Born In The Wilderness, PlayerFM

It's a small world after all, say scientists warning of sand scarcity »

September 14, 2017

Paul Ehrlich comments on telecoupling in relation to human consumption of the worlds sand and its effect taking place aroun

By Eoin O'Carroll, The Christian Science Monitor

One Photographer's Quest to Document Endangered Animals »

July 18, 2017

Rodolfo Dirzo and Paul Ehrlich's study on drasti

By Christine Jackson, SDPD Radio

Coverage: New study of human impact on Earth's animal populations »

July 10, 2017

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We Might Soon Resurrect Extinct Species. Is It Worth the Cost? »

March 20, 2017

Paul Ehrlich casts doubt on viability of restoring extinct species.

By Steph Yin, The New York Times

Biologists say half of all species could be extinct by end of century »

February 27, 2017

Paul Ehrlich discusses unequal use of resources and the future of planetary sustainability.

By Robin McKie, The Guardian

Vanishing: The extinction crisis is far worse than you think »

December 14, 2016

Woods Senior Fellow Paul Ehrlich (Biology) and Jasper Ridge Biological Reserve Executive Director Anthony Barnosky discuss past and present mass extinctions in a year-long story series called “Vani

By John Sutter, CNN

We have 20 years -- at the very most -- to prevent mass extinction »

October 27, 2016

Woods Senior Fellow Paul Ehrlich (Biology) explains why species loss matters to the future of humanity.

By John D. Sutter, CNN

Imagining a World Without Growth »

December 1, 2015

Senior Fellow Paul Ehrlich (Biology) on how humankind must slow both population and consumption growth

By Eduardo Porter, New York Times

How to Survive the Sixth Mass Extinction »

September 22, 2015

Cites a paper co-authored by Senior Woods Fellow, by courtesy, Paul Ehrlich (Biology), that proves species are disappearing faster than at any time since the dinosaurs' demise. 

By Grennan Milliken, Popular Science

Feeding People on Our Stressed Planet Will Require a “Revolution” »

August 6, 2015

Features new research by Senior Woods Fellow Paul Ehrlich (Biology), who discusses how feeding the planet will require political, economic and social shifts.

By Brian Bienkowski, Environmental Health News

The “Sixth Extinction” Adds Urgency to Habitat and Climate Protection »

June 24, 2015

Discusses a study co-authored by Senior Fellow Paul Ehrlich (Humanities and Sciences) on how humans have created the sixth mass extinction, and how o

By Sandra Postel, National Geographic Voices

Climate Change Will Hit America in the Breadbasket, Scientists Say »

February 24, 2015

Senior Fellow Paul Ehrlich (Biology) notes that little has been done to counter negative trends in food sec

By Alan Boyle, NBC News

Survival for some endangered species hinges on ‘Frozen Zoo’ »

February 17, 2015

Woods Senior Fellow Paul Ehrlich (Humanities and Sciences) notes that the world needs to address the root c

By Julie Watson, Washington Post

Study: Salamanders in the Appalachians Are Smaller »

June 29, 2014

Quotes Woods Senior Fellow Paul Ehrlich on the possible link between climate change and the diminishing size of salamanders in the Appalachian Mountains.

By Bruce Smith, Associated Press via Washington Post

Should Scientists 'Jurassic-Park' Extinct Species Back to Life? »

May 2, 2014

Quotes Woods Senior Fellow Paul Ehrlich on the disadvantages of de-extinction science

By John D. Sutter, CNN