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Big Sur coastline
March 20, 2019
A Stanford study released on March 13 in Marine Policy provides a new framework for coastal climate adaptation planning, with the potential to save... Read More
corn in drought
March 19, 2019
(Navigate to any story in the "Climate of health" series via the column on the left side of this page.)   As the climate changes, where plants grow... Read More
March 18, 2019 | Stanford News Service
Splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen presents an alternative to fossil fuels, but purified water is a precious resource. A Stanford-led team has... Read More
President Alvarado
March 15, 2019
A long-time global leader in conservation, Costa Rica now has bold plans to play the same role for renewable energy. In a speech at Stanford... Read More
March 15, 2019
(Navigate to any story in the "Climate of health" series via the column on the left side of this page.) Just as snowbirds flock to warmer climes... Read More
salmon shark
March 13, 2019 | Stanford News Service
Researchers combine maps of marine predator habitats with satellite tracks of fishing fleets to identify regions where they overlap – a step toward... Read More
power plant
March 12, 2019 | Stanford News Service
Storing energy produced by wind or solar for later use has a challenge competing with existing natural gas-fired generation units. But batteries... Read More
March 11, 2019
In 1990, the Polynesian Voyaging Society planned to build a Hawaiian voyaging canoe made with traditional materials such as koa wood. But instead of... Read More
illustration of mosquitoes
March 11, 2019 | Stanford Medicine magazine
Stanford infectious disease expert Desiree LaBeaud apprehends the insects spreading dengue, chikungunya and Zika diseases.