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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
Turtle ant
October 3, 2017
Imagine you’re a member of the Cephalotes goniodontus species, an arboreal ant with a Darth Vader-like head that has inspired humans to call you “... Read More
water flowing
September 28, 2017
Water scarcity has often plagued development in the American West, but new research suggests droughts may hurt some more than others in rural areas... Read More
Gretchen Daily
September 26, 2017
Can the economy thrive along with the environment? That question is central to the work of the Natural Capital Project co-founder Gretchen Daily,... Read More
Julie Packard, Chris Field, and John Laird
September 20, 2017
In the wake of major hurricanes and devastating flooding events hitting the United States in just the last month, experts from the public, private... Read More
September 15, 2017
I admire those pictures most that acknowledge our predicament without causing us to lose heart, just as I am most touched by those places where... Read More
depleted reservoir
September 15, 2017
After the wettest winter on record in 122 years, California’s waterways and reservoirs are finally replenishing to reverse the previous years of... Read More
Bricks dry outside a kiln in Bangladesh.
September 14, 2017
Stephen Luby’s epiphany came to him 30,000 feet up in the air. The Stanford epidemiologist was flying over India when he realized the view from his... Read More

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