Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

NEWS & PRESS RELEASES: Paul Ehrlich

border wall with javelinas

Over the Borderline »

July 24, 2018

Stanford biologists discuss border region's unique natural ecosystems and a continuous barrier’s potential ecological damage.

By Rob Jordan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Biologist Awarded $450,000 Prize for Contributing to Global Environmental Solutions »

June 14, 2017

Gretchen Daily honored with Blue Planet Prize for her work to harmonize people and nature.

By Rob Jordan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Endangered jaguar, one of the animals featured in new book co-auhthored by Stanford biologist Paul Ehrlich

The Annihilation of Nature »

September 21, 2015

New book co-authored by famed biologist Paul Ehrlich details extinction threat to animal species around the world.

By Rob Jordan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

New Conservation Strategy Benefits People and Nature »

August 17, 2015

Stanford biologists working in Costa Rica outline an approach to habitat conservation that achieves diverse objectives

By Paige Miller

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Mass Extinction is Here »

June 22, 2015

Paul Ehrlich and others use highly conservative estimates to prove that species are disappearing faster than at any time since the dinosaurs' demise.

By Rob Jordan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

coffee plantation

Making Coffee Sustainable »

June 16, 2014

Stanford symposium examines the drink’s environmental impact, path to sustainability

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Paul Ehrlich

Humanity's Gamble  »

February 16, 2014

Stanford scientist warns of mass starvation; offers solutions

By Rob Jordan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute Senior Fellows Barbara Block, Mark Jacobson, Chris Field and Paul Ehrlich

AAAS: Woods Researchers to Speak at World's Largest Scientific Meeting »

February 6, 2014

By Rob Jordan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Paul Ehrlich

Famed Entomologist Honored for Influence »

February 4, 2014

Half-million-dollar prize honors Paul Ehrlich's breakthrough work

By Rob Jordan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Pest-Eating Birds Mean Money for Coffee Growers »

September 3, 2013

For the first time, scientists have assigned a monetary value to the pest-control benefits rainforest birds can provide to agriculture. Their study could provide the framework for pest management that helps both farmers...

By Bjorn Carey, Stanford News Service

Engaging China on Climate »

June 10, 2013

Climate statement co-written by Stanford Woods Institute senior fellows makes its way to Chinese President

By Rob Jordan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

48 Stanford Scientists Sign Global Environmental Consensus Statement »

May 23, 2013

California Governor accepts document endorsed by 520 scientists from 44 countries.

By Rob Jordan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Reimagining Science’s Public Image »

May 14, 2013

Scientists have their work cut out for them when it comes to communicating with the public, Stanford panelists say

By Rob Jordan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford's Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve at 40 »

May 13, 2013

Stanford Woods Institute fellows reflect on 40 years of transformative ecological research at Stanford's Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve

By Bjorn Carey, Stanford News Service

Reintroducing a Rare Butterfly »

August 12, 2005

Researchers explore options for reintroducing the Bay checkerspot butterfly to Stanford lands.

By Nate Sulat, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment