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A rancher in Browns Valley, Calif. applies compost to grazed grasslands
October 5, 2017
The land under our feet and the plant matter it contains could offset a significant amount of carbon emissions if managed properly. More research is... Read More
Stanford student Victoria Mendez visiting an organic dairy farm as part of her work on agricultural conservation easements for the California Department of Conservation.
October 4, 2017
Stanford undergraduates gain hands-on experience with environmental policy work through unique internship program at California state agencies.
Turtle ant
October 3, 2017
Observing ants in the trees of a tropical forest, Professor Deborah Gordon recorded how, without a plan, the ants make and maintain their networks –... Read More
water flowing
September 28, 2017
Water scarcity has often plagued development in the American West, but new research suggests droughts may hurt some more than others in rural areas... Read More
Gretchen Daily
September 26, 2017
Can the economy thrive along with the environment? That question is central to the work of the Natural Capital Project co-founder Gretchen Daily,... Read More
Julie Packard, Chris Field, and John Laird
September 20, 2017
Stanford scholars discussed sea level rise, extreme events, and other threats to coastal communities throughout the nation and around the world and... Read More
depleted reservoir
September 15, 2017
A new web portal puts four years of California drought data into an interactive format, showing where regions met or missed water conservation goals... Read More
September 15, 2017
I admire those pictures most that acknowledge our predicament without causing us to lose heart, just as I am most touched by those places where... Read More
Bricks dry outside a kiln in Bangladesh.
September 14, 2017
Brick kilns and their pollution are ubiquitous in South Asia. An interdisciplinary team is combining satellite data and political persuasion to track... Read More

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