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Benefits of forest restoration

A Stanford researcher helped the World Bank integrate landscape and ecosystem approaches into development projects in new ways, influencing nearly $1 billion in development finance and supporting global climate investments.

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Arun Majumdar

Arun Majumdar
Inaugural Dean, Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability

“Mother Earth is begging us to restore the atmosphere, the oceans, and our biodiversity. For our own sake. For the sake of our children and grandchildren.”

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The Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability draws on a deep understanding of Earth, climate, and society to create knowledge and scalable solutions, in collaboration with partners worldwide. Together, we strive to create a future where humans and nature thrive in concert and in perpetuity through excellence in research, education, innovation, and service. 

 

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