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brine shrimp
April 18, 2018
Massive swarms of tiny oceanic organisms like krill create enough turbulence when they migrate to redistribute ocean waters – an effect that may... Read More
Fran Ulmer
April 16, 2018
On April 4 at Stanford, Fran Ulmer, Cox visiting professor in the School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences and Chair of the U.S. Arctic... Read More
Traffic on a Los Angeles-area freeway
April 4, 2018
The U.S. EPA recently announced plans to scale back federal regulations to reduce emissions from cars and trucks, a sector responsible for the most... Read More
An oil refinery in Washington state.
April 2, 2018
A closely watched federal trial pitting two cities against major oil companies has taken surprising and unorthodox turns. Stanford researchers... Read More
bicycle in field
March 26, 2018
Perry L. McCarty Director Chris Field reflects on the need for "special tools" to assess the full value of ecosystems and other natural assets.
icebreaker ship in Arctic
March 21, 2018
Fran Ulmer, Arctic Research Commission chair and Stanford visiting scholar, discusses the region's growing importance for global climate, trade and... Read More
A tea plantation and surrounding landscape near Yangshuo, China.
March 16, 2018
Ongoing collaboration enters new phase of effort to help create science and policy approaches to sustainable, inclusive growth in China. Progress on... Read More
Tourists on boat watch dolphins
March 14, 2018
Appointment of new co-director brings marine focus and expanded reach for initiative in Costa Rica.
March 12, 2018
A new study assesses potential for bioenergy with carbon capture and storage in the United States.