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April 22, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
For the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, April 20, Stanford researchers reflect on environmental success stories. 
April 22, 2020 | Stanford News Service
Stanford Earth Dean Steve Graham joined one of the thousands of rallies held in celebration of the first Earth Day. Now he discusses the event and... Read More
April 22, 2020 | Stanford News Service
Donald Kennedy, Stanford’s eighth president and a Woods Institute senior fellow, helped set the stage for Stanford's transformation into one of the... Read More
April 22, 2020 | Natural Capital Project
Stanford biologists Gretchen Daily and Jeffrey Smith discuss the small ways that biodiversity supports the fabric of our daily lives, from our first... Read More
April 17, 2020 | Precourt Institute for Energy
Emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, from water heaters are higher than previously estimated, especially for a new type of heater growing... Read More
April 14, 2020
In 1969, a blowout on an oil platform off the coast of Santa Barbara sent 3 million gallons of crude oil into coastal waters, catalyzing  an... Read More
April 8, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Viruses that jump from animals to people, like the one responsible for COVID-19, will likely become more common as people continue to transform... Read More
April 3, 2020 | Program on Water, Health & Development
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April 2, 2020
In California, a changing climate has made autumn feel more like summer, with hotter, drier weather that increases the risk of longer, more dangerous... Read More