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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
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

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