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April 22, 2020 | Natural Capital Project
Stanford biologists Gretchen Daily and Jeffrey Smith discuss the small ways that biodiversity supports the fabric of our daily lives, from our first... Read More
April 17, 2020 | Precourt Institute for Energy
Emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, from water heaters are higher than previously estimated, especially for a new type of heater growing... Read More
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