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April 18, 2018
Good intentions are not the same as good results – as much as half of all water and sanitations systems in developing countries fail after five years... Read More
brine shrimp
April 18, 2018
Swarms of tiny oceanic organisms known collectively as zooplankton may have an outsize influence on their environment. New research at Stanford shows... Read More
Fran Ulmer
April 16, 2018
  Q | Chris Field: The Arctic is the part of the world that’s seen the most profound warming. How do you see climate change in the Arctic and the... Read More
Traffic on a Los Angeles-area freeway
April 4, 2018
Few observers were surprised when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced earlier this week that it would scale back emissions and fuel... Read More
An oil refinery in Washington state.
April 2, 2018
A judge in California took an unusual step in trying to untangle who is to blame for increasingly frequent droughts, floods and other climate change-... Read More
bicycle in field
March 26, 2018
Read related newsletter. As our newsletter’s new moniker implies, harmonizing the needs of people and the environment is central to the Stanford... Read More
icebreaker ship in Arctic
March 21, 2018
As Lieutenant Governor of Alaska from 1994 to 2002, Fran Ulmer was the first female elected to statewide office there. It was one of many pioneering... Read More
A tea plantation and surrounding landscape near Yangshuo, China.
March 16, 2018
Imagine if a country mobilized tens of thousands of people to reforest an area the size of Ireland within a year. This and other seemingly... Read More
Tourists on boat watch dolphins
March 14, 2018
Since, 2012, Stanford’s Osa & Golfito Initiative has worked with local residents to articulate a vision for developing environmentally... Read More