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Battery pioneer JB Straubel encourages innovators to ‘reinvent everything’

The Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability hosted the Stanford alum and electric vehicle entrepreneur for a Big Ideas series discussion about how entrepreneurship can change the world.

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New research shows the diversity of plant and animal life in 14 tropical reserves in Mesoamerica has plummeted since 1990 as roads and cattle ranches have expanded into protected areas. Large mammals, birds, and reptiles are disappearing, while disease-carrying insects and rodents are on the rise.

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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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