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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
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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.
June 22, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Campaigns to plant huge numbers of trees could backfire, according to a new study that is the first to rigorously analyze the potential effects of... Read More
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June 11, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
An executive order signed by President Trump last week is intended to speed up infrastructure projects by using emergency authorities to avoid... Read More
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June 11, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
The COVID-19 pandemic has made clear the urgent need to help communities better prepare for a range of health and environmental disasters.  Experts... Read More
June 9, 2020 | Natural Capital Project
Gross Domestic Product, the standard metric for measuring national economies, doesn’t account for the valuable services provided by nature. A new... Read More
June 9, 2020 | Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
New research shows living near oil and gas development in California is a risk factor for preterm birth, the leading cause of infant death in the... Read More
June 8, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, another source of deadly and increasingly frequent disease outbreaks goes largely unnoticed by much of the... Read More

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