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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
August 17, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: September 2020
Like spirits passing between worlds, billions of invisible beings rise to meet the starlight, then descend into darkness at sunrise. Microscopic... Read More