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people on a boat tag a whale in the ocean
July 15, 2020 | Stanford News Service
With innovative tools and access to some of the most whale-friendly waters in the world, Stanford researchers aim to demystify the lives, biology and... Read More
A cup fills up with water from a faucet
July 15, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
It didn’t grab headlines, but the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision last month to back away from regulating a rocket fuel... Read More
Visualization of methane around the Earth on a black background
July 14, 2020 | Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
The pandemic has tugged carbon emissions down, temporarily. But levels of the powerful heat-trapping gas methane continue to climb, dragging the... Read More
A light blue bloom of phytoplankton in the ocean
July 9, 2020 | Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
Stanford scientists find the growth of phytoplankton in the Arctic Ocean has increased 57 percent over just two decades, enhancing its ability to... Read More
a road winds through a forest
July 8, 2020 | TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy
A spotlight on LaderaTech, a company co-founded by Eric Appel and his brother-in-law, Jesse Acosta that is focused on wildfire prevention.
June 30, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Stanford marine biologists, anthropologists, bioengineers, doctors, psychologists, economists, linguistic experts and others soon will collaborate on... Read More
June 30, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Growing evidence points to a link between air pollution and increased vulnerability to COVID-19. At the same time, the U.S. Environmental Protection... Read More
Man walking in a sandstorm
June 29, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Dust sweeping across the Southeast U.S. in recent days warns of a growing risk to infants and children in many parts of the world. A Stanford-led... Read More
June 24, 2020 | Program on Water, Health & Development
An NGO and local governments grapple with the long-term implications of meeting emergency water supply needs during COVID-19.

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