The Rights to Resources interactive map presents information on citizen and community rights to natural resources in sub-Saharan Africa.
In the suburbs in the outskirts of Mexico City, residents like Martita are under-served by mass transit. It can take anywhere from two and a half, to three hours to commute to and from work. Unreliable service and daily breakdowns are just part of Martita's daily commute.
Nearly 450 million hectares of degraded forest landscapes — an area the size of the European Union — offer opportunities for restoration in Africa, more than in any other continent
Source: DuMoulin, Andrew. 2011. Winning Open Space Ballot Measures. The Trust for Public Land LandVote® Database. The Trust for Public Land.
From 1988 through 2010, 354 measures were proposed across the 13 states of the U.S. South.
Development along the coast threatens almost 25 percent of the world’s reefs, of which more than 10 percent face a high threat.
In the Southern United States, the watersheds with the greatest ability to produce clean water and with the most consumers tend to be the forested watersheds of the east (top).
Many payments for watershed services share a common trait: they are investments in “green infrastructure” instead of “gray infrastructure.” In other words, they are investments in forests i
Reefs at Risk Revisited is released in Washington, DC on February 23, 2011.
More than one-quarter of the world’s reefs are threatened by watershed-based pollution (including nutrient fertilizers, sediment, pesticides, and other polluted runoff from the land), with about 10