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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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mountain lions
January 14, 2020
Issue: February 2020
It’s hard to protect something you can’t find. A new Stanford study reveals sampling soil for animals’ left-behind DNA can provide valuable... Read More
December 19, 2019
Issue: December 2019 - January 2020
1/9/2020 - “A previous version of this story inaccurately described the plastic studied as STYROFOAMTM, and mistakenly stated that STYROFOAMTM ... Read More
school of fish
December 18, 2019 | Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions
Issue: December 2019 - January 2020
December 17, 2019
Issue: December 2019 - January 2020
A wildfire’s path of destruction is not limited to things that burn – water is at risk too. When fires jump from forests and grasslands to urban... Read More
December 6, 2019 | Center on Food Security and the Environment
Issue: December 2019 - January 2020
December 3, 2019
Issue: December 2019 - January 2020
The runaway train that is climate change is about to blow past another milestone: global fossil-fuel carbon dioxide emissions will reach yet another... Read More
November 14, 2019
Issue: November 2019
If you like to walk in the woods, raft a river, dig in a garden or look at butterflies, you could become an agent of change.Science and policy may... Read More
November 1, 2019
Issue: November 2019
Despite statewide devastation from wildfires, a new poll conducted by the Bill Lane Center for the American West shows Californians are still... Read More
October 17, 2019
Issue: November 2019
Late last month, the U.S. Department of Energy announced a $100 million research grant to the National Alliance for Water Innovation (NAWI) to lead... Read More

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