Kickstarting Student-Run Environmental Projects
The Mel Lane Student Grants program provides funding for projects that can make a measurable impact on environment and sustainability issues.
The Stanford Woods Institute recently awarded grants to Stanford student projects that hold the promise of bringing solar irrigation to poor farmers in India and using 3D printers to design parts for an affordable drinking water chlorinator, among other bold objectives.
The Mel Lane Student Grants Program provides $500 – $3,000 per project for student-driven-and-managed environmental initiatives that make a measureable impact on an issue through action or applied research. Preference is given to projects that focus on environmental sustainability within one of the following topic areas: climate, ecosystem services and conservation, food security, freshwater, oceans, public health or sustainable development. The next proposal submission deadline is Feb. 17.
Stanford ecologist and climate scientist Chris Field looks to the 28th UN Climate Change Conference for a roadmap on what he considers solvable challenges.
Visiting Scholar Lily Hsueh on why California's new climate disclosure laws could be a gamechanger.
Josheena Naggea of the Center for Ocean Solutions discusses how people in the tropics, or the 'tropical majority,' have invaluable expertise and knowledge of the ocean that is key to helping protect the high seas.