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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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May 15 2018
As the global population approaches 10 billion and the effects of climate change continue to alter familiar agricultural patterns, the world is... Read More
May 11 2018
Issue: March 2018
Tapeworm infection from eating contaminated pork can damage the brain, causing learning impairments and possibly enforcing cycles of poverty. A new... Read More
biofuel plant
Apr 23 2018
Read about Woods' forum in Washington, D.C. - "Carbon Removal in the Climate Response Portfolio" Although considered critical to avoiding... Read More
Stanford faculty participate in leadership training
Apr 19 2018
For solutions-oriented researchers, collaboration on and off campus is essential. Yet many scholars find traditional academic training hasn’t... Read More
Apr 18 2018
Good intentions are not the same as good results – as much as half of all water and sanitations systems in developing countries fail after five years... Read More
An oil refinery in Washington state.
Apr 2 2018
A judge in California took an unusual step in trying to untangle who is to blame for increasingly frequent droughts, floods and other climate change-... Read More
bicycle in field
Mar 26 2018
Read related newsletter. As our newsletter’s new moniker implies, harmonizing the needs of people and the environment is central to the Stanford... Read More
icebreaker ship in Arctic
Mar 21 2018
As Lieutenant Governor of Alaska from 1994 to 2002, Fran Ulmer was the first female elected to statewide office there. It was one of many pioneering... Read More
A tea plantation and surrounding landscape near Yangshuo, China.
Mar 16 2018
Imagine if a country mobilized tens of thousands of people to reforest an area the size of Ireland within a year. This and other seemingly... Read More

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