The Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment mobilizes the expertise of Stanford’s seven schools to tackle the most critical challenges to global sustainability. Welcome to this retrospective of our work in 2015-16 to catalyze solutions-oriented research and new environmental knowledge, advance environmental decisions and develop environmental leadership for today and the future. The videos and highlights in this report showcase our centers and programs as well as the diverse interdisciplinary community of researchers, students and staff working to meet the vital needs of people today and of generations to come.

Founding Directors’ Message

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Meet Our New Director

Our Research Focal Areas

Our Programs