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October 26, 2020 | Resources for the Future
Issue: October 2020
A new survey, partly funded by the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, provides a snapshot of American opinion on climate change as the... Read More
October 15, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: October 2020
Recent wildfires have blackened over 5 million acres, taken at least 35 lives and destroyed over 6,000 buildings explained Chris Field, Director of... Read More
October 13, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: October 2020
A dialogue organized by Stanford that brought together environmental organizations, hydropower companies, investors, government agencies and... Read More
October 8, 2020 | Water in the West
Issue: October 2020
New research identifies impacts of agricultural desalination on the local environment, economy and community, and identifies policy solutions.
October 7, 2020 | Natural Capital Project
Issue: October 2020
Around the world, birds are deeply embedded in human culture. New research finds the birds people value most are under the greatest threat from... Read More
September 22, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: September 2020
Land stewardship alone could provide an estimated 30% of the global cost-effective solution to climate change, Bronson Griscom, senior director for... Read More
September 10, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: September 2020
All mosquitoes are not created equal. Different species of the flying pest thrive at various temperature ranges and transmit different diseases. From... Read More
August 27, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: September 2020
Something unfamiliar to many Californians – an intense thunderstorm with widespread lightning strikes – spawned the all-too-familiar wildfires that... Read More
August 26, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: September 2020
The cloak of wildfire smoke that has descended across huge swaths of Northern California is a visible reminder of air pollution’s health threats. For... Read More

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