The annual prize recognizes unheralded individuals who have made significant contributions to global sustainability. Andrij and Roman Zinchenko won for their work supporting and promoting sustainable energy innovation.
A new semiconductor developed by Stanford researchers is as flexible as skin and easily degradable. It could have diverse medical and environmental applications, without adding to the mounting pile of global electronic waste.
Multinational companies are increasingly looking to Africa to expand production of in-demand commodity crops such as soy and oil palm. A first-of-its-kind study highlights the real and potential impacts on the continent’s valuable tropical forests.
Stanford’s Water in the West program ranks states in the Colorado River Basin on their use of and support for a legal tool enabling water rights holders to voluntarily transfer their water to benefit the environment.
Conservation scholars, including those at Stanford, agree that strategies need to evolve to consider not only how ecosystems operated in past decades and centuries, but also thousands and millions of years ago.