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A new Stanford study finds that the recent spike in triggered earthquakes in Oklahoma is primarily due to the injection of wastewater produced during oil production.


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Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
A new study by E-IPER graduate student Gregory Bratman finds that walking in nature yields measurable mental benefits and may reduce risk of depression.
A new study from a team of scientists including Adam Brandt finds that gasoline and diesel refined from Canadian oil sands have a higher carbon impact than fuels derived from conventional domestic crude sources.

There's nothing like being a treasure hunter

Dennis Bird opens up about his life and his scientific adventures in Greenland.

Graduating in an ‘Era of Responsibility’

This year’s Stanford Earth graduates are well equipped to tackle some of humanity’s most urgent challenges.