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People&Planet is our monthly newsletter, sharing Stanford environmental research, people in the news, programs and events. Read recent stories below or browse past issues

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March 26, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: March 2020
Much remains unknown about how SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, spreads through the environment. A major reason for this is that the... Read More
March 26, 2020
Issue: March 2020
So much has changed since work began on our March newsletter (read it here). I hope this issue finds you and your loved ones safe and well. It feels... Read More
March 19, 2020 | Natural Capital Project
Issue: March 2020
Stanford researchers found that farms with diverse crops planted together provide more secure, stable habitats for wildlife and are more resilient to... Read More
March 11, 2020 | Water in the West
Issue: March 2020
As California approaches what could be another drought, water utilities are eager to find new ways of curbing water demand. Stanford researchers have... Read More
March 7, 2020 | Center for Ocean Solutions
Issue: March 2020
Study addresses inequalities in a variety of marine sectors, and suggests a way forward for achieving sustainability via global policy.
February 6, 2020 | Stanford's Program on Water, Health and Development
Issue: February 2020
February 3, 2020 | Natural Capital Project
Issue: February 2020
New research maps where hydropower dams impact species critical to human livelihoods.
Firefighter monitors prescribed burn
January 20, 2020
Issue: February 2020
Australians desperate for solutions to raging wildfires might find them 8,000 miles away, where a new Stanford-led study proposes ways of overcoming... Read More
mountain lions
January 14, 2020
Issue: February 2020
It’s hard to protect something you can’t find. A new Stanford study reveals sampling soil for animals’ left-behind DNA can provide valuable... Read More

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