Stanford news has recently run two stories on possible new ways of mitigating carbon dioxide. One explains the work of Jennifer Wilcox who co-authored a recent paper concluding that chemically scrubbing carbon from our atmosphere, while feasible, is simply too expensive. The other, is more optimistic, recounting Sally Benson’s research on sequestering [...]
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This summer the Woods Institute for the Environment generously sponsored our first ever summer blogging contests. There were three broad categories – Research Making a Difference, Everyday Nature, and Summer Reading – and in each category there were two $100 prizes. One prize was determined by readers’ choice (popular vote) and [...]
Happenings at Jasper Ridge Biological Reserve
By Mark Feldman. Mark is the director of SUSS and this blog.
Two interesting pieces of Jasper Ridge news surfaced recently and together they make an interesting pair. First, Scientists have long known that mountain lions frequent Jasper Ridge, a research preserve in Stanford’s backyard, but thanks to a network of cameras installed in September 2009 they have been able to record [...]
On Monday, October 3rd from 6-8pm John Carty (currently the inaugural research fellow at the Center for Art + Environment, Nevada Museum of Art) will give a talk at the Stanford Humanities Center (Board Room). His talk is titled, “Ecologies of Art: Human and Land Rights in Australian Aboriginal Painting” [...]
The September/October issue of Eucalyptus, a Bay Area green lifestyle magazine, has an article on campus green activities written by Stephanie Liou, a Stanford undergrad. “It’s School to Be Green: Sustainability on local university campuses” explores projects and events at Stanford University, Santa Clara University, and San Jose State. Liou’s [...]
Lecturer Sara Brownell and assistant professor of biology Tadashi Fukami were part of an ambitious overhaul of Stanford’s core biology lab courses. Students learn more about research and experimental methods when they pursue more open-ended field research, rather than doing cookbook style lab work. You can read more about the [...]