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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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solar panels
Oct 4 2018
The global transition to low-carbon economies is dramatically transforming the investment landscape, especially in the enormous sectors of energy,... Read More
Oct 2 2018
As Hurricane Florence ground its way through North Carolina, it released what might politely be called an excrement storm. Massive hog farm manure... Read More
illustration
Oct 1 2018
As environmental challenges become increasingly complex, the need for broadly focused approaches grows. That calls for an entirely new community to... Read More
bat
Sep 26 2018
Each sunrise in Las Cruces, Costa Rica, River Ingersoll’s field team trekked into the jungle to put the finishing touches on nearly invisible nets. A... Read More
GPM satellite
Sep 21 2018 | Stanford News Service
Plastic waste on a beach in Hawaii
Sep 18 2018
Shuddering and unable to breathe, he vomited up five plastic bags. The small pilot whale, found in a Thai canal this past June, is another symptom... Read More
Sep 17 2018
Consider Roger Federer. The world’s most dominant male tennis player provides a meaningful analogy for climate change’s destabilizing impacts,... Read More
hurricane from space
Sep 14 2018
Hurricane Florence began pummeling North Carolina with drenching rains, powerful winds, and the threat of catastrophic flooding after making landfall... Read More
leatherback turtle
Sep 4 2018
Tunas, leatherback turtles, white sharks and blue whales pay no heed to geopolitical boundaries as they crisscross the Pacific Ocean in their annual... Read More

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