Natural Capital Project Newsletter
We sat down with Melissa Kenney, Associate Director of Knowledge Initiatives at the University of Minnesota's Institute on the Environment (IonE) to talk environmental decision science, fostering interdisciplinary research,...
A new Stanford-led study allows the Bahamian government to pinpoint key areas where investment in natural ecosystems could support recovery efforts and build a more storm-resilient future.
Economic development plans often overlook a crucial detail – ecosystems that provide essential services to people. Stanford experts discuss a new sustainable development approach that balances the needs of people and nature.
Studies show that spending time in nature can improve mental health.
Kate Brauman and Steve Polasky are authors on the Global Assessment on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES).
The key to saving the planet’s tropical rivers lies in investing in renewable energy technologies such as solar and wind power rather than building large hydropower dams…
Farmers in China can manage their land for economic as well as environmental benefits, Stanford researchers find
Expanding monoculture threatens valuable services from land, such as flood control, water purification and climate stabilization. A new approach promises to protect these benefits.
Carlos Alvarado Quesada, president of Costa Rica, visited Stanford to present his plan for national decarbonization
The president described a vision for his country to become an ethical example to the global community. He also spoke with Stanford researchers directing conservation and sustainable development initiatives in Costa Rica.