July - August 2011
Woods Institute Awards 2011 Round of Environmental Venture Projects
Seven Stanford faculty teams have been awarded Woods Institute Environmental Venture Project grants for research aimed at solving global sustainability challenges – from coral reefs in American Samoa to groundwater supply in China.
Global Warming Could Alter the U.S. Premium Wine Industry in 30 Years, Study Finds
Higher temperatures could significantly impact California and other premium wine-growing regions of the United States by 2040, according to a new study led by Center Fellow Noah Diffenbaugh.
New Study by Senior Fellow Jon Krosnick Finds that Being Green Helps Candidates Win Votes
Rural Education Action Project Tackles Childhood Diseases in China
In this special series, the Stanford Report profiles efforts by Senior Fellow Scott Rozelle to eradicate childhood anemia and intestinal worms in remote areas of China. The work is part of Stanford's Rural Education Action Project.
Students in Senior Fellow Deborah Gordon's Class Discover How Native Ants Fight Invaders
Tracking Top Marine Predators in a Dynamic Ocean
Senior Fellow Barbara Block and colleagues at the Tagging of Pacific Predators program have released the results of a decade-long effort to track sharks, seals, tuna and other top marine predators across the Pacific Ocean. Their findings are published in the journal Nature.
Center for Ocean Solutions Releases Guide to Marine Spatial Planning Tools
New Report Shows Half of World's Seafood Comes from Aquatic Factory Farms
Natural Capital: Theory and Practice of Mapping Ecosystem Services
Researchers with the Natural Capital Project have edited a new textbook on mapping, modeling and evaluating ecosystem services. The book is intended for policymakers, scientists and others interested in marine and land conservation.
How Can We Put a Value on Nature?
Center for Ocean Solutions Reels in New Science Director
Larry Crowder is the new full-time science director at the Center for Ocean Solutions, a Woods Institute partnership with the Monterey Bay Aquarium, MBARI and Stanford's Hopkins Marine Station.
Co-Director Jeffrey Koseff Receives the 2011 Eugene L. Grant Award for Teaching
Senior Fellow Stephen Palumbi Discusses "Shark and Awe: The Extreme Life of the Sea,"
July 14, 7:00-8:30 pm, Cantor Arts Center Lawn
The 2011 Stephen H. Schneider Symposium, Aug. 24-27, Boulder, Colorado
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