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Stanford Woods Institute awards Environmental Venture Projects
Date:6/23/2011

The Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University has awarded seven new Environmental Venture Projects (EVP) grants for interdisciplinary research aimed at finding practical solutions promoting global sustainability.

Seven faculty teams will receive grants totaling $1,025,000 over two years to tackle a broad range of environmental challenges, from coral reefs in American Samoa to groundwater supply in China. The seven projects were selected from an initial pool of 24 letters of intent submitted to a faculty committee led by Elizabeth Hadly and Chris Francis.

"This year, we received a number of excellent proposals from departments and disciplines not represented before," said Hadly, professor of biology. As an example, she pointed to a newly funded EVP grant designed to foster long-term, pro-environmental behavior by ecotourists.

"We're very excited and honored to receive this grant," said Nicole Ardoin, principal investigator on the ecotourism project.

"Our EVP team is led by social scientists from education, anthropology, psychology and the Stanford Persuasive Technology Lab," said Ardoin, assistant professor of education and center fellow at the Woods Institute. "Given the tremendous growth of ecotourism, we believe that our interdisciplinary approach has the potential to influence environmental behavior, stewardship and decision-making on a global scale, which will have a direct impact on environmental quality."

Forty-four EVP grants totaling more than $6.4 million have been awarded to faculty from all seven schools at Stanford since the annual program was established in 2004.

"Over the years, there has been a steady rise in the number of new faculty who've received EVP funding," said Francis, associate professor of environmental Earth system science. "In coming months, we'll be exploring new opportunities for increasing the number of applicants from all schools and disciplines across ca
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Contact: Mark Shwartz
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Stanford University
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