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California’s new Fourth Climate Assessment analyzes ocean & coastal issues
Stanford ocean and engineering experts discuss scale of plastic waste problem and potential solutions
New research deepens understanding of ocean “hotspots” of human impact
Ocean Design Teaching Fellows
California’s new Fourth Climate Assessment analyzes ocean & coastal issues
Driven by public pressure, governments and corporations are considering eliminating or phasing out single-use plastics such as straws. Stanford experts discuss the limitations of these bans and the potential for meaningful change.
A new study by Stanford scientists explores new modeling methods to determine human impacts on the world's oceans. 
We are excited to announce our first cohort of the Ocean Design Teaching Program, a fellowship that highlights deep experience in design, ocean science and international policy.

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