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August 2, 2022 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
With extreme weather events on the rise around the globe, heat waves are impacting people, economies, and infrastructure. A July 28 webinar hosted by... Read More
June 15, 2022 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: June 2022
Horror stories of children trapped in hot cars make headlines, but air pollution and impacts from a changing climate are more constant threats.... Read More
June 9, 2022 | Stanford Natural Capital Project
Issue: June 2022
Researchers modeled how investing in environmental conservation and protection can help San Mateo County adapt to rising seas. The findings provide... Read More
June 1, 2022 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: June 2022
Usually, increasing agricultural productivity depends on adding something, such as fertilizer or water. A new Stanford University-led study reveals... Read More
May 6, 2022 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: May 2022
You can love something to death. That is one way of thinking about a new Stanford University study that reveals how a common component of many... Read More
May 6, 2022 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: May 2022
Southeast Asia’s most productive agricultural region and home to 17 million people could be mostly underwater within a lifetime. Saving the Mekong... Read More
April 25, 2022 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: May 2022
One of the most ambitious conservation efforts ever, California’s 30×30 initiative aims to protect plant and animal life across 30 percent of the... Read More
April 5, 2022 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: April 2022
A Stanford University analysis could help policymakers across the U.S. spend billions of dollars in new federal infrastructure funding more wisely.... Read More
April 5, 2022 | Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions
Issue: April 2022
A new modeling approach combines machine learning and human insights to map the regions and ports most at risk for illicit practices, like forced... Read More

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