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Study data collectors measure a child’s growth in Dhaka, Bangladesh, to assess impact of water, sanitation and hygiene interventions.
January 29, 2018
Despite mounting research over the last decade linking poor sanitation to stunted growth in children, a new study found that children born into... Read More
Deforestation in Australia's Toolangi State Forest.
January 29, 2018
When the world's largest fast food company announced in 2015 that it planned to use only cage-free eggs, poultry farmers scrambled to meet the new... Read More
Chris Field
January 25, 2018
Welcome to the first newsletter of 2018 from the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment. For 2018, we will be adding the occasional perspective... Read More
California state capitol
January 25, 2018
While the federal government retreats on climate change issues, states are stepping up. California, long a bellwether for progressive environmental... Read More
January 24, 2018
California has struggled with drought for most of the last decade. From 2011-2015, the state experienced the driest four-year stretch in recorded... Read More
A man collects water from a river in Senegal.
January 24, 2018
The line between environmental health and human health is blurred. The world’s rural poor know this well: ecological systems they depend on for... Read More
student diving with line
January 24, 2018 | Learning through fieldwork on Pacific coral reefs
Mornings in Koror, the capital of the Republic of Palau, offer a striking scene, as the sun reflects off limestone karst formations... Read More
glaciers
January 23, 2018
A new study shows that a large and potentially unstable Antarctic glacier may be melting farther inland than previously thought and that this melting... Read More
Aomistic model of cellulose
January 22, 2018
Produced by plants, algae and some bacteria, cellulose is an abundant molecule involved in the production of hundreds of products, from paper to... Read More

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