Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment


Imagining a World Without Growth »

December 1, 2015

Senior Fellow Paul Ehrlich (Biology) on how humankind must slow both population and consumption growth

By Eduardo Porter, New York Times

How to Survive the Sixth Mass Extinction »

September 22, 2015

Cites a paper co-authored by Senior Woods Fellow, by courtesy, Paul Ehrlich (Biology), that proves species are disappearing faster than at any time since the dinosaurs' demise. 

By Grennan Milliken, Popular Science

Feeding People on Our Stressed Planet Will Require a “Revolution” »

August 6, 2015

Features new research by Senior Woods Fellow Paul Ehrlich (Biology), who discusses how feeding the planet will require political, economic and social shifts.

By Brian Bienkowski, Environmental Health News

The “Sixth Extinction” Adds Urgency to Habitat and Climate Protection »

June 24, 2015

Discusses a study co-authored by Senior Fellow Paul Ehrlich (Humanities and Sciences) on how humans have created the sixth mass extinction, and how o

By Sandra Postel, National Geographic Voices

Climate Change Will Hit America in the Breadbasket, Scientists Say »

February 24, 2015

Senior Fellow Paul Ehrlich (Biology) notes that little has been done to counter negative trends in food sec

By Alan Boyle, NBC News

Survival for some endangered species hinges on ‘Frozen Zoo’ »

February 17, 2015

Woods Senior Fellow Paul Ehrlich (Humanities and Sciences) notes that the world needs to address the root c

By Julie Watson, Washington Post

Study: Salamanders in the Appalachians Are Smaller »

June 29, 2014

Quotes Woods Senior Fellow Paul Ehrlich on the possible link between climate change and the diminishing size of salamanders in the Appalachian Mountains.

By Bruce Smith, Associated Press via Washington Post

Should Scientists 'Jurassic-Park' Extinct Species Back to Life? »

May 2, 2014

Quotes Woods Senior Fellow Paul Ehrlich on the disadvantages of de-extinction science

By John D. Sutter, CNN

Betting on the Apocalypse »

September 7, 2013

Reassesses famous resources bet by Paul Erhlich, a Stanford Woods Institute senior fellow 

By Paul Sabin, New York Times

Population Growth Increases Climate Fear »

September 2, 2013

Mentions environmental consensus statement drafted by scientists including Stanford Woods Institute Senior Fellows Gretchen Daily, Rodolfo Dirzo, Paul Ehrlich, Elizabeth Hadly, Harold Mooney, Rosam

By Carolyn Lochhead, San Francisco Chronicle

The Baby in the Well »

May 20, 2013

Discusses empathy, as presented in book co-authored by Senior Fellow Paul Ehrlich, Humanity on a Tightrope.

By Paul Bloom, The New Yorker

When the Earth Moved: What Happened to the Environmental Movement? »

April 15, 2013

Mentions Senior Fellow Paul Ehrlich among a group of "environmental prophets," including Rachel Carson, David Brower and Barry Commoner.

By Nicholas Lemann, The New Yorker