Federal regulators have moved to delay assessment and action on chemicals that could contaminate drinking water. Richard Luthy explains how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and individual states approach waterborne threats.
NatCap’s Gretchen Daily and Jeffrey Smith contributed to a new book, Earth 2020: An Insider’s Guide to a Rapidly Changing Planet, a collection of interdisciplinary essays to celebrate 50 years of Earth Day.
Stanford University and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine have joined forces to create a new Post-doctoral Fellowship in Planetary Health to support early-career researchers tackling pressing questions in this emerging field.
With abundant data on plants, large animals and their activity, and carbon soil levels in the Amazon, Stanford research suggests that large animal diversity influences carbon stocks and contributes to climate change mitigation.