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October 15, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: October 2021
The British Ecological Society (BES) announced today the winners of its annual awards and prizes, recognizing thirteen distinguished ecologists and... Read More
October 12, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: October 2021
Studies have shown air pollution is a major risk factor for respiratory infection – the leading cause of death among children under five – but bad... Read More
October 12, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: October 2021
A major bill with bipartisan support in Congress would reward farmers for an unusual harvest. The Growing Climate Solutions Act promises billions of... Read More
October 12, 2021 | Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
Issue: October 2021
Researchers found increased concentrations of air pollutants downwind from oil and gas wells in California, likely affecting millions of Californians... Read More
October 5, 2021 | Stanford News Service
Issue: October 2021
India Logan-Riley is the winner of the 2021 Bright Award, recognizing their work as co-founder of Te Ara Whatu, a group of Māori and Pasifika youth... Read More
October 5, 2021 | Stanford Law School
Issue: October 2021
Environmental law expert discusses Orange County, California coastal oil spill and regulations surrounding off-shore oil drilling.
October 4, 2021 | Stanford News Service
Issue: October 2021
California should use its $260 billion annual spending and $1 trillion pension funds to advance its climate agenda through climate risk disclosure... Read More
September 27, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: October 2021
Earlier this month, President Biden urged other countries to join the U.S. and European Union in a commitment to slashing methane emissions. Two new... Read More