Skip to content Skip to navigation

All News

A coral reef outside of Aitutaki, Cook Islands.
November 1, 2017
Corals can persist if nations control emissions, new research shows.
hand holding cell phone amid mosquitoes
October 31, 2017
A simple recording of a mosquito’s buzz on a cellphone could contribute to a global-scale mosquito tracking map of unprecedented detail.
A child sorts through plastic trash in Nicaragua.
October 25, 2017
Plastics are inexpensive and pervasive, but also degrade slowly and damage critical ecosystems. Stanford chemist Robert Waymouth discusses changes in... Read More
hand turning sink faucet handle
October 25, 2017
With a new web-scraping and search algorithm and real water utility data, Stanford researchers have shown a relationship between media coverage of... Read More
Gretchen Daily
October 19, 2017
Woods Senior Fellow Gretchen Daily is collecting the Blue Planet Prize in Tokyo for her work promoting practical conservation by revealing the value... Read More
Adam Stanford-Moore measures glacier movement on Mt. Baker, Washington State.
October 16, 2017
Stanford undergraduate students reflect on experiences with a unique program that supports interdisciplinary environmental research during the summer...
coal power plant
October 13, 2017
This week the EPA moved to roll back the Obama-era Clean Power Plan. Stanford legal and economic experts discuss this move and what it means for... Read More
A white-lipped peccary
October 9, 2017
With abundant data on plants, large animals and their activity, and carbon soil levels in the Amazon, Stanford-led research suggests that large... Read More
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