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April 14, 2020
In 1969, a blowout on an oil platform off the coast of Santa Barbara sent 3 million gallons of crude oil into coastal waters, catalyzing  an... Read More
April 8, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
In Uganda, loss of forested habitat increases the likelihood of interactions between disease-carrying wild primates and humans. The findings suggest... Read More
April 3, 2020 | Program on Water, Health & Development
Stanford professor Jenna Davis explains using a counterfactual approach to assess the effect of a district-scale safe water strategy.
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April 2, 2020
Study finds that autumn days with extreme fire weather have more than doubled in California since the early 1980s due to climate change. The results... Read More
April 2, 2020 | Program on Water, Health & Development
PhD candidate James Winter discusses his research on water quality impacts of on-plot piped water systems in Zambia households.
March 30, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Biologist Erin Mordecai discusses different social distancing strategies, how long we may need to maintain them and the risk of a disease resurgence... Read More
March 26, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Much remains unknown about how SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, spreads through the environment. A major reason for this is that the... Read More
March 25, 2020 | Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
Emerging infectious diseases have become more likely – and more likely to be consequential – partly as a result of how people move around the planet... Read More
March 23, 2020 | Stanford News Service
Researchers begin to reveal how social squid communicate in the near-blackness of the deep sea.