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Stanford researchers measure African farm yields using high-resolution satellites

Stanford scientists have developed a new capability for estimating crop yields from space. Measuring yields could improve productivity and eventually reduce hunger.

Tropical Oil Crops - a More Sustainable Future?

An interview with authors of the “The Tropical Oil Crop Revolution” predicts the future of soy and palm oil booms by examining the past and present.

The cost of Paris withdrawal

FSE Fellow, Marshall Burke, explores the economic impacts of the US withdrawing from the Paris Accord.

Stanford researchers find 15 million children in high-mortality hotspots in Sub-Saharan Africa

New spatial analysis shows that progress in combating child mortality has been highly uneven, even within countries where overall declines are substantial.

How China is Poised for Marine Fisheries Reform

Stanford researchers view ocean management as next front for China to compete as global sustainability leaders.

Stanford scientists combine satellite data, machine learning to map poverty

Applying machine learning to satellite images could identify impoverished regions in Africa.

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