Stanford-based research group the Natural Capital Project are bringing together economists, ecologists and computer modelers to help the community at West Vancouver island understand their natural resources.
Peninsula high school schedules maximize student learning opportunities and give teens additional sleep time. But new Stanford research suggests it’s unhealthy for students to sit for such long periods of time.
Annie Loya, 26, organized East Palo Alto youth to protest a dangerous waste handling plant in 2007. Now, she’s working with city officials to create a land-use map, ensuring homes won’t go on the toxic site.
East Palo Alto mom Ofelia Valencia’s started taking community cooking class when her 9-year-old started gaining weight. The classes are part of the city’s effort to help families fight childhood obesity.
After college graduation, Ashlee Evans-Smith had trouble finding a steady job and paying her bills. She couldn’t afford to keep wrestling – the sport she loved – but she recently found hope in mixed martial arts and the kindness of strangers.