Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

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NEWS & PRESS RELEASES: Jim Leape

Plastic waste on a beach in Hawaii

Last Straw: the Path to Reducing Ocean Plastic Waste »

September 18, 2018

Driven by public pressure, governments and corporations are considering eliminating or phasing out single-use plastics such as straws. Stanford experts discuss the limitations of these bans and the potential for...

By Rob Jordan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Global Climate Action Summit-Affiliated Events »

August 29, 2018

Stanford researchers and students hosted a number of events in connection with the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco.

By Devon Ryan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

fish

How can global partnerships help conserve the ocean? »

June 8, 2018

Q&A with Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions Co-Director Jim Leape on his involvement with Friends of Ocean Action.

By Nicole Kravec, Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions

Best Case Scenario for International Climate Talks »

November 7, 2017

Experts from around the world are gathering in Bonn, Germany for the 23rd annual United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 23) to discuss a path to implementation of the historic Paris Climate Change Agreement.

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Jim Leape

Stanford Woods Institute Announces William and Eva Price Senior Fellowship »

April 19, 2017

Stanford Woods Institute Advisory Council member William "Bill" Price and his wife Eva are dedicated supporters of interdisciplinary environmental research, with a particular passion for oceans-focused work. During the...

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Fiorenza Micheli and Jim Leape

New Leadership for Stanford’s Center for Ocean Solutions »

March 30, 2017

New leaders and refocused mission for center to focus on climate change impacts and ‘data revolution’ solutions.

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Global Warming: Can World's Nations Agree on 2 Degrees? »

November 23, 2015

Stanford experts weigh in on Paris climate talks

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Oil palm plantation in Indonesia.

Toward More Sustainable Palm Oil »

June 23, 2015

Teams including Woods researchers awarded grants to explore sustainable palm oil supply chains and other potential environmental solutions

By Laura Seaman, Center on Food Security and the Environment

Jim Leape

Former WWF Director Takes Stanford Position »

September 16, 2014

Veteran of conservation and sustainability fields to focus on global sustainability during tenure at Stanford Woods Institute

By Rob Jordan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment