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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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October 1, 2018
As environmental challenges become increasingly complex, the need for broadly focused approaches grows. That calls for an entirely new community to... Read More
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September 26, 2018
Each sunrise in Las Cruces, Costa Rica, River Ingersoll’s field team trekked into the jungle to put the finishing touches on nearly invisible nets. A... Read More
GPM satellite
September 21, 2018 | Stanford News Service
Plastic waste on a beach in Hawaii
September 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
September 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
September 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
September 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).
August 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
August 23, 2018
Issue: July - August 2018
The diverse causes and interconnected mechanisms behind environmental challenges demand broadly interdisciplinary approaches to understanding and... Read More

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