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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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June 8, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: June 2021
Food sourced from the ocean, rivers and lakes—blue foods—hold enormous potential for transforming the global food system. Thousands of species of... Read More
June 2, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: June 2021
In the face of a mounting humanitarian crisis at the U.S./Mexico border, the Biden administration has acknowledged climate change among the powerful... Read More
May 24, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: June 2021
Every breath, bite and sip we take is a reminder that no barrier separates humans from the environment. Because so many fundamental parts of our... Read More
May 5, 2021 | Stanford School of Medicine
Issue: May 2021
Women exposed to higher levels of nitrate in drinking water were more likely to deliver very early, according to a study of 1.4 million California... Read More
April 29, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: May 2021
When President Joe Biden addressed a joint session of Congress, a common thread ran through much of his narrative: resilience. Beyond touting his... Read More
April 26, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: May 2021
Buyer beware: Single-family homes in floodplains – almost 4 million U.S. homes – are overvalued by nearly $44 billion collectively, or $11,526 per... Read More
A poppy
April 19, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: April 2021
Stanford Researchers, students, and staff celebrate Earth Day 2021 with a week of events, new discoveries and research advances, and community... Read More
Brick kilns seen by satellite
April 19, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: May 2021
Monitoring environmental compliance is a particular challenge for governments in poor countries. A new machine learning approach that uses satellite... Read More
April 8, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: April 2021
“Not all those who wander are lost … ” —J.R.R. Tolkien   Known as “the lost years,” it is a little-understood journey that unfolds over thousands... Read More

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