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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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January 14, 2021 | Program on Water, Health & Development
Issue: February 2021
Water isn’t just crucial for life, it’s fundamental to increasing opportunities for women and girls in rural areas across the globe. A new Stanford... Read More
January 13, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: December 2020 - January 2021
Decades after the industrialized world largely eliminated lead poisoning in children, the potent neurotoxin still lurks in one in three children... Read More
December 21, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: December 2020 - January 2021
2020 was an unprecedented year. We are grateful for all the Stanford Woods community has done to meet environmental challenges together, and to... Read More
December 8, 2020 | Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions
Issue: December 2020 - January 2021
A new Stanford-led study aims to model and analyze the impacts of combined stressors on Arctic marine ecosystems and key species populations from... Read More
December 7, 2020 | Program on Water, Health & Development
Issue: December 2020 - January 2021
A new wastewater testing approach capable of better detecting viral infection patterns in communities could prove a crucial step toward an informed... Read More
December 4, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: December 2020 - January 2021
Stanford researchers, in collaboration with groundwater managers, are leading an airborne survey effort to investigate where water from the Sierra... Read More
December 1, 2020 | Stanford Law School
Issue: December 2020 - January 2021
Stanford environmental law expert discusses the future of American climate policy.
November 17, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: November 2020
With a new administration set to move into the White House this January, hopes for bipartisan action on climate change are in the air. In a recent... Read More
November 10, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: November 2020
When wolves returned to Yellowstone in 1995, no one imagined the predators would literally change the course of rivers in the national park through... Read More

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