New research from WRI and others shows that stopping deforestation, restoring forests and improving forestry practices could cost-effectively remove 7 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide annually, or as much as eliminating 1.5 billion cars.
Americans wasted about 6 million turkeys last Thanksgiving. Researcher Brian Lipinski explains how we can all do better while still enjoying the holiday meals we love.
Companies from Kenya to the United States are making money by restoring degraded forests and landscapes.
By planting the White House Kitchen Garden, Michelle Obama spurred a movement that's helping combat a warming planet.
How to Achieve Measurably Cleaner Water Through U.S. Farm Conservation Watershed Projects
This joint report from WRI and the American Farmland Trust features lessons learned from six water quality targeting project success stories and highlights key factors that allowed these programs to achieve desirable environmental outcomes. It concludes with recommendations for both public and...
There are 2 billion hectares of degraded land around the globe. Restoring it could not only put food on the table, it could create hundreds of thousands of jobs.
The upcoming March for Science is an opportunity to push for evidence-based solutions. But real change comes not from placard-waving, but from the tireless, low-profile actions we each take every day at work, in town hall meetings and in our homes.
Agriculture and forestry offer great opportunities to help create the lower-carbon economy envisioned in the Paris Agreement, but these two sectors were largely overlooked in a new decarbonization roadmap published in the journal Science. That needs to change to reap the benefits of forest and landscape restoration.