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February 8, 2018
Renewable energy solutions are often hindered by the inconsistencies of power produced by wind, water and sunlight and the continuously fluctuating... Read More
Cape Town, South Africa
February 7, 2018
Experts are now predicting that Cape Town will run out of water in May. How did it get into this situation? A variety of actors have conspired to put... Read More
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
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
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

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