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January 18, 2019 | World Economic Forum
Issue: February 2019
Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions Codirector Jim Leape on how to tackle illegal fishing.
oil palm plantings
January 16, 2019
Issue: February 2019
Nearly ubiquitous in products ranging from cookies to cosmetics, palm oil represents a bedeviling double-edged sword. Widespread cultivation of oil... Read More
grassland
January 15, 2019 | Stanford News Service
Issue: February 2019
wetland
December 19, 2018
Moved to action by images of Ohio’s Cuyahoga River on fire in 1972, U.S. legislators passed the Clean Water Act to protect the country’s “navigable... Read More
Smokestacks in Champaign, Illinois
December 13, 2018
Stanford researchers along with scholars across the country find the evidence for greenhouse gases endangering human health and welfare is even more... Read More
pika
December 12, 2018
As the climate changes, animals that can only survive in certain temperature ranges are being forced to relocate or perish. Pikas – small, arguably... Read More
December 10, 2018
The 2018 fire season in California gave Stanford experts much to think about, including how the state can develop better policies for preventing... Read More
smokestacks and wind turbines
December 5, 2018 | Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
woman in VR goggles
November 30, 2018
Utter the words “ocean acidification” in mixed company, and you’ll probably get blank stares. Although climate change has grown steadily in the... Read More

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