In a discussion with The Daily, Trees of Stanford website editor Sairus Patel ’91 reflected upon his tree walks and the status of forestry on campus.
Earth System Science Professor Greg Asner received the 22nd annual Heinz Award from the Heinz Family Foundation earlier this month for his work in applying ultra-high resolution technologies to analyze different ecosystems. The Daily interviewed Asner on his research and interests.
Stanford marine biologists have discovered stress-induced defensive genes in corals that serve as a predictor for damage caused by environmental pressure and climate change. The discovery could improve conservation strategies for at-risk reefs.
The prohibition may come as a disappointment to the many students who have taken advantage of the picturesque lake for swimming and boating — but for the rare species of California tiger salamander that calls the lake home, the ban is an important protection.
A committee has approved plans for the new Knoll Path, which will replace “Scary Path” between Lake Houses and Lomita row. It will likely be completed in the summer.
If you didn’t know already (despite the countless posts that drowned people’s newsfeeds on Twitter and Facebook a couple weeks ago), the world’s largest coral reef ecosystem was regrettably pronounced dead. Pictures of the white, colorless coral reefs surfaced the web and erupted into an immediate negative reaction on social media. However, various sources have…
Last Wednesday, Oct. 28, the Board of Trustees, published a letter addressed to France’s foreign minister, Laurent Fabius, in anticipation of the Paris Climate Conference (COP21).
Filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow showed a short documentary to students Tuesday night and spoke about her career in filmmaking. Bigelow has directed films including “Zero Dark Thirty” and the Academy Award-winning “The Hurt Locker.”