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January 13, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: December 2020 - January 2021
Decades after the industrialized world largely eliminated lead poisoning in children, the potent neurotoxin still lurks in one in three children... Read More
December 21, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: December 2020 - January 2021
2020 was an unprecedented year. We are grateful for all the Stanford Woods community has done to meet environmental challenges together, and to... Read More
December 8, 2020 | Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions
Issue: December 2020 - January 2021
A new Stanford-led study aims to model and analyze the impacts of combined stressors on Arctic marine ecosystems and key species populations from... Read More
December 7, 2020 | Program on Water, Health & Development
Issue: December 2020 - January 2021
A new wastewater testing approach capable of better detecting viral infection patterns in communities could prove a crucial step toward an informed... Read More
December 4, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: December 2020 - January 2021
Stanford researchers, in collaboration with groundwater managers, are leading an airborne survey effort to investigate where water from the Sierra... Read More
December 1, 2020 | Stanford Law School
Issue: December 2020 - January 2021
Stanford environmental law expert discusses the future of American climate policy.
November 17, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: November 2020
With a new administration set to move into the White House this January, hopes for bipartisan action on climate change are in the air. In a recent... Read More
November 10, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: November 2020
When wolves returned to Yellowstone in 1995, no one imagined the predators would literally change the course of rivers in the national park through... Read More
October 26, 2020 | Center for Food Security and the Environment
Issue: November 2020
New management approaches and technology have allowed the U.S. Corn Belt to increase yields despite some changes in climate. However, soil... Read More

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