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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
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
March 29, 2021 | Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
Issue: April 2021
Prolonged and potentially destabilizing water shortages will become commonplace in Jordan by 2100, new research finds, unless the nation implements... Read More
March 26, 2021 | Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
Issue: April 2021
Led by atmospheric scientist Aditi Sheshadri, the research aims to leverage Loon balloon data, high-resolution simulations, and data-informed methods... Read More
March 25, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: April 2021
Perhaps the best hope for slowing climate change – capturing and storing carbon dioxide emissions underground – has remained elusive due in part to... Read More
March 24, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: April 2021
Despite aquaculture’s potential to feed a growing world population while relieving pressure on badly depleted oceans, the industry has been plagued... Read More
March 23, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: April 2021
The Biden administration’s ambitious plans for environmental progress face complex obstacles. The findings, expertise and policy experience of... Read More