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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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water
August 4, 2017
Issue: July - August 2017
The federal government reports that 40 states expect water shortages by 2024 and water worries already plague some cities across the United States.... Read More
Bluefin tuna
July 21, 2017
Issue: July - August 2017
Cutting through the ocean like a jet through the sky, giant bluefin tuna are built for performance, endurance and speed. Just as the fastest planes... Read More
wind turbines
July 19, 2017
Issue: July - August 2017
What do bird flight mechanics and renewable energy technology have to do with each other? By combining ongoing Stanford research on both, researchers... Read More
Herding goats in rural Senegal
July 14, 2017
Issue: July - August 2017
Deep in landlocked Africa, a miracle is unfolding. Less than a generation after a genocidal civil war left it in ruins, Rwanda is defying poverty... Read More
Atomic bomb tests at Bikini Atoll
June 28, 2017
Issue: July - August 2017
More than 70 years after the U.S. tested atomic bombs on a ring of sand in the Pacific Ocean called Bikini Atoll, Stanford researchers are studying... Read More