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November 15, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: November 2021
Refugees are on the move in forests across the western U.S. As climate conditions change, the ranges of tree species are shifting, especially toward... Read More
November 15, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: September 2021
Key ideas and proposals from an agreement between the hydropower industry and environmental community, facilitated through a Stanford Woods Institute... Read More
November 4, 2021 | Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
Issue: November 2021
Global emissions of carbon dioxide are surging once again as power plants and industry burn more coal and natural gas, narrowing the remaining window... Read More
November 3, 2021 | Stanford News Service
Issue: November 2021
Stanford researchers have been working to weave critical concepts of equitable sustainability and environmental justice into research, teaching and... Read More
October 27, 2021 | Water in the West
Issue: November 2021
Stanford water experts discuss lessons learned from previous droughts, imperatives for infrastructure investment and pathways for the state to... Read More
October 27, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: November 2021
Knowing the steps is not the same thing as knowing how to dance. Similarly, policy interventions to stop deforestation are most effective when... Read More
October 15, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: October 2021
The British Ecological Society (BES) announced today the winners of its annual awards and prizes, recognizing thirteen distinguished ecologists and... Read More
October 12, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: October 2021
Studies have shown air pollution is a major risk factor for respiratory infection – the leading cause of death among children under five – but bad... Read More
October 12, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: October 2021
A major bill with bipartisan support in Congress would reward farmers for an unusual harvest. The Growing Climate Solutions Act promises billions of... Read More

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