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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
Russian wheat aphids (Diuraphis noxia).
Aug 30 2018
Scientists have already warned that climate change likely will impact the food we grow. From rising global temperatures to more frequent "extreme"... Read More
Aug 23 2018
Issue: July - August 2018
The diverse causes and interconnected mechanisms behind environmental challenges demand broadly interdisciplinary approaches to understanding and... Read More
fishing boat in Adriatic Sea
Aug 2 2018
Fishing bans don’t have to hurt fishing communities, according to a new study led by Stanford researchers. The group tracked vessels during a short-... Read More
javelinas by border wall
Jul 24 2018
Borderlands are synonymous with desolation, but the Mexico-U.S. divide is something altogether different. The nearly 2,000-mile-long... Read More
man holding head
Jul 23 2018
Suicide rates are likely to rise as the earth warms, according to new research published July 23 in Nature Climate Change. The study, led by Stanford... Read More
Jun 27 2018
Talk about a perfect storm. As the Atlantic hurricane season kicks off this month, some coastal communities are still recovering from last year’s... Read More
yellowfin tuna
Jun 8 2018
Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions Co-Director Jim Leape spoke recently about his involvement with Friends of Ocean Action, a global initiative... Read More
water flowing
Jun 5 2018
For decades, intensive groundwater pumping has caused ground beneath California’s San Joaquin Valley to sink, damaging infrastructure. Now research... Read More

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