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hand holding cell phone amid mosquitoes
October 31, 2017
It’s a sound that can keep even the weariest among us from falling asleep: the high-pitched whine of a mosquito. This irritating buzz already makes... Read More
hand turning sink faucet handle
October 25, 2017
“A number of water utilities that we work with observed unprecedented and unexpected water conservation levels during the recent drought in... Read More
A child sorts through plastic trash in Nicaragua.
October 25, 2017
Plastics are a modern miracle, efficiently and effectively supporting almost all aspects of modern life. Your car or bus or bike, your electronics,... Read More
Gretchen Daily
October 19, 2017
Biology professor Gretchen Daily is in Tokyo as one of this year’s winners of the Blue Planet Prize, an annual award for pioneers working to improve... Read More
Adam Stanford-Moore measures glacier movement on Mt. Baker, Washington State.
October 16, 2017
Adam Stanford-Moore was cautiously hopeful he could spend the summer pursuing a meaningful environmental solution. The outdoor-loving Stanford... Read More
coal power plant
October 13, 2017
On Tuesday, Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), signed a regulation to repeal the Clean Power Plan, President Obama’s... Read More
A white-lipped peccary
October 9, 2017
Trees in tropical forests are well known for removing carbon dioxide from the air and storing the potent greenhouse gas as carbon in their leafy... Read More
A rancher in Browns Valley, Calif. applies compost to grazed grasslands
October 5, 2017
If you want to do something about global warming, look under your feet. Managed well, soil’s ability to trap carbon dioxide is potentially much... Read More
Stanford student Victoria Mendez visiting an organic dairy farm as part of her work on agricultural conservation easements for the California Department of Conservation.
October 4, 2017
Ideas aren’t enough to confront an existential threat. Dylan MacArthur-Waltz learned that lesson on the third day of his internship with the... Read More