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Professor Tal’s expertise in sustainability and public policy will offer students valuable insight into the intersection of climate change issues and politics in the Middle East.

Paper examines the benefits and tradeoffs of interactions between aquaculture and small-scale fisheries across 46 case studies.

Researchers used satellites to measure both photosynthetic activity and aerosol pollution in Europe. The results demonstrate that plants capture more carbon on the weekends when industrial production is decreased, and fewer people commute.

Naidoo brings a multi-disciplinary perspective from his experiences as a leader at Greenpeace International, Amnesty International, and other causes to the students and scholars at FSI and beyond.

Raised on a farm in east Iowa and educated in a one-room schoolhouse, Falcon became an internationally sought-after agricultural adviser as a Stanford professor.

Farmers in India have adapted to warming temperatures by intensifying the withdrawal of groundwater used for irrigation, according to a new study. If the trend continues, the rate of groundwater loss could triple by 2080, further threatening India’s food and water security.

Research shows adding minerals to farmland soil could help prevent condition associated with long-lasting harmful consequences.

Researchers at the Stanford Center on Food Security and the Environment and other institutions find that the vulnerability of blue foods to environmental change has been vastly understudied.

Researchers at FSE and other institutions find that blue food is underutilized in tackling malnutrition, cardiovascular disease, and climate risk.
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Roz Naylor among new fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Plant-based and lab-grown meat substitutes are here to stay, but are unlikely to eliminate livestock agriculture’s climate and land use impacts anytime soon, according to Stanford environmental scientist David Lobell. In the meantime, Lobell says we should also focus on reducing emissions of animal-based systems. (Better-tasting fake cheese would be nice too.)

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FSE Senior Fellow, Emeritus, Walter Falcon shares observations from Iowa on weather, farming, politics and more.

A new tool that pairs satellite imagery with AI has uncovered some of the strongest evidence yet of the extent to which electrification fuels economic growth. (Source: Stanford News)

FSE researcher and other Stanford experts explain extreme heat’s impacts on workplace risks, marginalized communities, and the economy.

New work by team including FSE researchers provides a broad, cautionary understanding of why financial incentives alone are unlikely to prevent forest-clearing fires in Indonesia’s oil palm regions.

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Mapping crops around the globe is key to estimating production and developing targeted management strategies. New research utilized data from NASA's Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) technology and developed an algorithm to distinguish between maize and other crops with high accuracy and produce crop maps across the globe.

Climate expert Marshall Burke joins the World Class podcast to talk through what’s going right, what’s going wrong, and what more needs to be done to translate data on the climate crisis into meaningful policy.

In a letter to the community, Jisha Menon, Fisher Family Director of Stanford Global Studies, and Michael McFaul, director of FSI, announce plans to welcome two Afghan scholars in 2022.