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The Center sponsors a cohort of interns to serve organizations across the West each year, and this year is no different – except that they're all working remotely.
New research shows living near oil and gas development in California is a risk factor for preterm birth, the leading cause of infant death in the United States. About 2.1 million Californians live within one mile of an active oil or gas well.
Hannah Kelley discusses the impacts of COVID-19 on the Navajo Nation.
Jun 1 2020 | Stanford News | Center News
Desalination – the conversion of saltwater to freshwater – has been limited by high operational costs. A new device capable of turning desalination waste into commercially valuable chemicals could make the process cheaper and more environmentally friendly.
May 21 2020 | Stanford News | Center News
Researchers have developed a deep-learning model that maps fuel moisture levels in fine detail across 12 western states, opening a door for better fire predictions.
Contributing authors to a new book on World War II and the West Zoomed in to the Lane Center for a virtual panel discussion
May 19 2020 | Out West student blog
A student reflects on nature writing, remote learning, and the healing powers of the wilderness in a pandemic

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Jul 10 2020 | Out West student blog
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