Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

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Aerial view of deforested section of Amazon forest

Agriculture and Deforestation: How to Reduce Impacts »

June 18, 2015

Researchers find that agricultural expansion along forest edges is much less damaging than within intact forest 

By Rob Jordan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

A high-altitude wetland that provides freshwater to Quito, Ecuador, is protected from grazing

Software Solution Balances Impacts of Development Projects  »

December 4, 2014

A powerful new software program provides more effective accounting of the impacts of development projects and offers possible remedies to the ecological damage they cause

By Rob Jordan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment