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April 8, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Viruses that jump from animals to people, like the one responsible for COVID-19, will likely become more common as people continue to transform... Read More
April 3, 2020 | Program on Water, Health & Development
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April 2, 2020
In California, a changing climate has made autumn feel more like summer, with hotter, drier weather that increases the risk of longer, more dangerous... Read More
March 30, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
For more news related to COVID-19, see our Pandemic News and Experts page or visit Stanford News Service. University-wide community updates about the... Read More
March 26, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: March 2020
Much remains unknown about how SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, spreads through the environment. A major reason for this is that the... Read More
March 26, 2020
Issue: March 2020
So much has changed since work began on our March newsletter (read it here). I hope this issue finds you and your loved ones safe and well. It feels... Read More
March 19, 2020 | Natural Capital Project
Issue: March 2020
Stanford researchers found that farms with diverse crops planted together provide more secure, stable habitats for wildlife and are more resilient to... Read More
March 11, 2020 | Water in the West
Issue: March 2020
As California approaches what could be another drought, water utilities are eager to find new ways of curbing water demand. Stanford researchers have... Read More
March 7, 2020 | Center for Ocean Solutions
Issue: March 2020
Study addresses inequalities in a variety of marine sectors, and suggests a way forward for achieving sustainability via global policy.