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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
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
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 23, 2018
A new study shows that a large and potentially unstable Antarctic glacier may be melting farther inland than previously thought and that this melting... Read More
Aomistic model of cellulose
January 22, 2018
Produced by plants, algae and some bacteria, cellulose is an abundant molecule involved in the production of hundreds of products, from paper to... Read More
Rising Environmental Leaders Program fellows in Washington, D.C.
January 18, 2018
Elizabeth Andruszkiewicz spends a lot of time thinking about invisible things. The Stanford civil and environmental engineering Ph.D. student studies... Read More
periodic table
January 17, 2018
As population and standards of living rise in the coming decades, finding and developing sustainable sources of the critical and rare minerals... Read More
Leafy green vegetables are produced in a growing facility in Western Cape Province, South Africa.
January 9, 2018
When grocery stores tout sustainable products, consumers may take their claims at face value. Yet few studies have analyzed whether or not companies... Read More