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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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President Alvarado
Mar 15 2019
Issue: March 2019
A long-time global leader in conservation, Costa Rica now has bold plans to play the same role for renewable energy. In a speech at Stanford... Read More
wind turbine and trees
Feb 28 2019
Issue: March 2019
In the fight to slow climate change, nature is a powerful weapon. In fact, natural climate solutions, such as reducing deforestation and changing... Read More
Feb 25 2019
Issue: March 2019
The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and The University of Tokyo (UTokyo) have announced a partnering agreement worth up to $31... Read More
Feb 19 2019
Issue: February 2019
On February 14, experts met in Washington, D.C. for a panel discussion on the recent evidence showing that carbon dioxide emissions are surging after... Read More
Feb 15 2019
Issue: February 2019
Impacts from climate change are not always easy to see. But for many local businesses in coastal communities across the United States, the evidence... Read More
The Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta
Feb 14 2019 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: March 2019
Experts explain potential impacts of plan to downsize $17 billion water project.
fish in coral
Feb 12 2019 | Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions
Issue: March 2019
First-of-its-kind study could inform coral reef management.
Jan 18 2019 | World Economic Forum
Issue: February 2019
Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions Codirector Jim Leape on how to tackle illegal fishing.
oil palm plantings
Jan 16 2019
Issue: February 2019
Nearly ubiquitous in products ranging from cookies to cosmetics, palm oil represents a bedeviling double-edged sword. Widespread cultivation of oil... Read More

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