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low water level in lake
August 7, 2017
The American West has always been a region of water extremes – from droughts that parch the landscape one year to extreme wet weather and flooding... Read More
August 4, 2017
Stanford environmental engineers have developed a planning tool called AquaCharge that helps urban water utilities develop efficient and cost-... Read More
washed out road
August 1, 2017
Stanford climate scientist Noah Diffenbaugh joins a team of scientists and engineers who will study the future of infrastructure design in California... Read More
Bluefin tuna
July 21, 2017
The unique system of hydraulic control of fins discovered in tuna indicates a new role for the lymphatic system in vertebrates. This natural... Read More
wind turbines
July 19, 2017
Stanford funding kickstarts research aimed at developing a range of transformative environmental solutions.
Herding goats in rural Senegal
July 14, 2017
A first-of-its-kind effort combines economic, ecological and epidemiological models. The lessons learned could inform interventions to lift people... Read More
Bornean gibbon
July 10, 2017
Biologists say disappearance of species tells only part of the story of human impact on Earth’s animals. The first such global evaluation finds more... Read More
Humpback whale
July 10, 2017
Stanford researchers have found that humpback whales flap their foreflippers like penguins or sea lions. This unexpected observation helps explain... Read More
Atomic bomb tests at Bikini Atoll
June 28, 2017
Stanford researchers are exploring how corals that re-colonized Bikini Atoll after nuclear bomb tests 70 years ago have adapted to persistent... Read More