Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Our Mission:

To produce breakthrough environmental solutions that protect and nurture our planet to meet the vital needs of people today and for generations to come.

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The Stanford Woods Institute

Placencia, Belize

Water Solutions

Water poverty - the lack of access to adequate safe water - is a growing threat to health, agriculture, ecosystems and global security

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Dhaka, Bangladesh

Informing Decisions

The SF Chronicle goes behind the scenes with Woods Senior Fellow Noah Diffenbaugh and his team of climate science sleuths.

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Stanford, California

Golden Arches, Golden Opportunities

The cost of losing large animals, tracking disease with mobile data, pricing water for conservation and more. Read our latest newsletter.

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Mass Extinction is Here

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