Organic farming is one of the fastest growing sectors in farm production, but as students at Stanford’s farm discovered, the term is a legal distinction that requires much more than simply shunning pesticides.
A recent report exposing seafood fraud in Los Angeles raises questions about the issue in the Bay Area. Can partnerships between conservation groups and industry help stamp out the practice?
Which gender takes longer showers? Which sex eats more? Recycles more? Buys more sustainable products? In the battle for the ‘greenest of the sexes,’ some of the answers might surprise you.
Stanford researchers are re-creating farming techniques ancient Hawaiians used in hopes of learning how the islands supported such huge populations before Europeans arrived.
Stanford earth science students aim to introduce agroforestry – cheaper, more efficient and eco-friendly farming – in developing countries, but they’ve discovered there are many barriers.
Stanford University features more than 800 hundred species of trees and plants. Varieties include fruits and vegetables, which helps stock Stanford dining halls and restaurants.
Stanford’s Sustainable Fashion Collective held a fashion show featuring eco-friendly beaded necklaces made by women in Uganda. The proceeds from jewelry sales help the women escape poverty.
Green is the new black. Stanford earth science students recommend places to buy eco-friendly clothing — from green jeans to dresses to outerwear. The clothes come from sustainable fabric without harmful dyes.