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Bringing biodiversity to the surface

The Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions teamed up with partners in Palau to monitor one of the world's largest marine protected areas.

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Earth Day 2022

The Stanford Natural Capital Project developed open-source software that has been downloaded and used in more than 185 countries to help inform investments in nature and ecosystem sustainability for the benefit of all.

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Rethinking how to measure methane’s climate impact

Stanford researchers Sam Abernethy and Rob Jackson discuss the history of the current global warming potential metric, how a shorter timeframe could help policymakers realign their climate commitments and more.

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Policy sequence is key to slowing deforestation

Policy interventions to stop deforestation are most effective when enacted in a certain order, according to a new Stanford study.

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Peter Vitousek and Gretchen Daily honored by British Ecological Society

Stanford professors Peter Vitousek and Gretchen Daily were honored by the British Ecological Society for exceptional contributions to the generation, communication and promotion of ecological knowledge and solutions.

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Peter Vitousek and Gretchen Daily honored by the British Ecological Society

Peter Vitousek and Gretchen Daily recently received honorary membership in the British Ecological Society. This is the organization's highest honor recognizing exceptional contribution at the international level to the generation, communication and promotion of ecological knowledge and solutions.

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Improve or remove: Funding for U.S. dams

Key ideas and proposals from an agreement between the hydropower industry and environmental community, facilitated through a Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment Uncommon Dialogue, have been included in the $1 trillion infrastructure package adopted by the U.S. Senate.

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Grants fund interdisciplinary environmental research

The Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment is awarding more than $1.5 million to 10 innovative projects to research teams across the university as part of its 2021 Environmental Venture Projects and Realizing Environmental Innovation Program grants.

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A climate change solution: invest in youth environmental education

Governments need to invest in educating youth about the environment if future generations are to respond to the climate emergency, say experts including Stanford Graduate School of Education's Nicole Ardoin.

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Stanford News —

Environmental learning in unexpected places

A wide range of organizations focused on areas as seemingly disparate as social justice, religion and the arts play important roles in helping people understand and act on environmental issues. Stanford environmental experts discuss their analysis of nearly 1,000 such organizations in the San Francisco Bay.

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