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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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grassland
Jan 15 2019 | Stanford News Service
Issue: February 2019
wetland
Dec 19 2018
Moved to action by images of Ohio’s Cuyahoga River on fire in 1972, U.S. legislators passed the Clean Water Act to protect the country’s “navigable... Read More
Smokestacks in Champaign, Illinois
Dec 13 2018
Stanford researchers along with scholars across the country find the evidence for greenhouse gases endangering human health and welfare is even more... Read More
pika
Dec 12 2018
As the climate changes, animals that can only survive in certain temperature ranges are being forced to relocate or perish. Pikas – small, arguably... Read More
Dec 10 2018
The 2018 fire season in California gave Stanford experts much to think about, including how the state can develop better policies for preventing... Read More
smokestacks and wind turbines
Dec 5 2018 | Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
woman in VR goggles
Nov 30 2018
Utter the words “ocean acidification” in mixed company, and you’ll probably get blank stares. Although climate change has grown steadily in the... Read More
U.S. Capitol
Nov 8 2018
The recent midterm elections could have far-reaching implications for the direction of federal- and state-level environment and energy policy. Chris... Read More
Goodfellow's Tree Kangaroo
Nov 5 2018
No one had reported seeing the strange creature – a cross between a bear and a monkey – since before the Great Depression. Then, this past summer, an... Read More

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