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July 2, 2021 | Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
Downstream of hydroelectric dams and Alberta’s oil sands, one of the world’s largest freshwater deltas is drying out. New Stanford University... Read More
Brick kilns seen by satellite
April 19, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Monitoring environmental compliance is a particular challenge for governments in poor countries. A new machine learning approach that uses satellite... Read More
March 10, 2021 | Stanford King Center on Global Development
Stanford researchers try to figure out how to successfully implement industry upgrades that can save lives.
January 13, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Decades after the industrialized world largely eliminated lead poisoning in children, the potent neurotoxin still lurks in one in three children... Read More
People lined up at a salad bar
August 13, 2020 | Stanford Graduate School of Business
Stanford GSB researchers use the concept of “dynamic norms” to persuade diners to eat less meat.
May 21, 2020 | Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
Stanford researchers have developed a deep-learning model that maps fuel moisture levels in fine detail across 12 western states, opening a door for... Read More
December 19, 2019
1/9/2020 - “A previous version of this story inaccurately described the plastic studied as STYROFOAMTM, and mistakenly stated that STYROFOAMTM ... Read More
October 28, 2019
Satellite images, drone photos and even Google Earth could help identify communities most at risk for getting one of the world's worst tropical... Read More
October 16, 2019
The Amazon is burning at the hands of humankind, but the jungle might just come back to bite those who are responsible. Literally.