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July 29, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Like the legendary falling apple that hit Isaac Newton and led to his groundbreaking insight on the nature of gravity, COVID-19 could provide... Read More
July 29, 2020 | Program on Water, Health & Development
PhD student Anna Kogler outlines her research in Dakar, Senegal converting fecal waste to disinfectants and fertilizers, reducing environmental and... Read More
July 27, 2020 | SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
In a new perspective, SLAC and University of Paderborn scientists argue that research at synchrotrons could help improve water-purifying materials in... Read More
A close up of a pile of tree logs on a road
July 24, 2020 | Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
Q&A with Stanford scientists discussing obstacles for large-scale green initiatives and what it takes for sustainability efforts to deliver... Read More
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July 23, 2020 | Stanford News Service
Researchers combined avalanche physics with ecosystem data to create a computational method for predicting extreme ecological events. The method may... Read More
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July 17, 2020 | The Natural Capital Project
NatCap research find a new relationship between humanity and the ocean is required to secure the diverse life support provided by the sea.
people on a boat tag a whale in the ocean
July 15, 2020 | Stanford News Service
With innovative tools and access to some of the most whale-friendly waters in the world, Stanford researchers aim to demystify the lives, biology and... Read More
A cup fills up with water from a faucet
July 15, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
It didn’t grab headlines, but the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision last month to back away from regulating a rocket fuel... Read More
Visualization of methane around the Earth on a black background
July 14, 2020 | Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
The pandemic has tugged carbon emissions down, temporarily. But levels of the powerful heat-trapping gas methane continue to climb, dragging the... Read More