Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Media Coverage

Coverage: Q&A with Stanford epidemiologist and Nipah expert Stephen Luby on New Virus Outbreak  »

May 25, 2018

A recent outbreak of Nipah in South India has renewed interest in the virus, which has a mortality rate of up to 70 percent and has no vaccine or cure. Stephen Luby explains risk factors and potential interventions.

UH study could promote reef, fishery health »

May 25, 2018

Center for Ocean Solutions is mentioned.

By Jessica Else, The Garden Island

Another way to recycle plastic »

May 24, 2018

Craig Criddle discusses work with mealworms.


Large-scale anaerobic testing at California wastewater plant aims for sustainability »

May 22, 2018

Mentions work by Craig Criddle.

Environmental Science and Engineering Magazine

Ertharin Cousin talks food insecurity, conflict and climate change »

May 22, 2018

David Lobell moderates discussion Ertharin Cousin.

By Holden Foreman, The Stanford Daily

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

China has a tapeworm problem, and it’s reinforcing the poverty cycle, study finds »

May 17, 2018

John Openshaw lead authors a study looking into tapeworm infections in primary schoolchildren in rural mountainous areas.

By Zhuang Pinghui, South China Morning Post

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

Coverage: New Stanford Study Looks into Tapeworm Infection within Schools in China »

May 11, 2018

Tapeworm infection from eating contaminated pork can damage the brain, causing learning impairments and possibly enforcing cycles of poverty. A new study is the first to look at infection rates within schools and propose solutions...

Workshop explores intertwined future of food production, water, and climate »

May 11, 2018

David Lobell discusses the connections and misconceptions of climate change and agriculture.

By David L. Chandler, MIT News

Water Crisis in the West »

May 11, 2018

Buzz Thompson is quoted on the water issues in the West.

By Rachel Kaufman, CQ Researcher

The scientist still fighting for the clean fuel the world forgot »

May 10, 2018

Chris Field is quoted on Jay Keasling and biofuels.

By James Temple, MIT Technology Review

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

California Considers Charge on Utility Bills to Create Safe Water Fund »

May 8, 2018

Newsha Ajami makes comparisons to the water and energy sectors in relation to a new bill in California looking to raise funding for water treatment.

By Tess Townsend, News Deeply

More With Less: American Electricity Use Is Down, Even as the Economy Improves »

May 8, 2018

Michael Wara quoted on energy use in America.

By Erin Mundahl, Inside Sources

Climate change ruining California’s environment, report warns »

May 8, 2018

Christopher Field comments on a new report by the EPA in carbon emissions and the importance of limiting "the amount of climate change that occurs as much as possible."

By Peter Fimrite, San Francisco Chronicle

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