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Delhi’s Deadly Smog: Policy Paralysis Around a Preventable Problem

  • Air Quality
  • agriculture
  • fires
Some of Delhi's dangerous air pollution comes from crop burning in neighboring states. Photo by Neil Palmer/CIAT.
  • Air Quality
  • agriculture
  • fires
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For Rural Communities, Protecting Land Is a Better Investment than Deforestation

  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • indigenous people
  • agriculture
In India's Narmada District, legal recognition of communities' land rights have enabled villages to invest in sustainable, more productive land management. Photo by...
  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • indigenous people
  • agriculture
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Not Just CO2: China’s Efforts on Lesser Known Greenhouse Gases Critical to Stabilizing the Climate

  • Climate
  • Air Quality
  • GHG emissions
  • Sustainable Development Goal 8
  • agriculture
  • climate change
Rice farmer in Chengdu. Rice cultivation can release methane. Flickr/UN Photo.
  • Climate
  • Air Quality
  • GHG emissions
  • Sustainable Development Goal 8
  • agriculture
  • climate change
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Indonesia Reduces Deforestation, Norway to Pay Up

  • Paris Agreement
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
Cyathea Papua Rain Forest Papua-Indonesia
  • Paris Agreement
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • Indonesia

Places to Watch: 3 Forests Experiencing Rapid Clearing Right Now

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • agriculture
  • commodities
Mountain gorilla
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • agriculture
  • commodities

Forests Could Be Casualties in a U.S.-China Trade War

  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
Soybean harvesting in Caroline County, Md.
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
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It's Not Just Cape Town: 4 Shrinking Reservoirs to Watch

  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • Water
  • water risk
Al Massira dam, Morocco
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • Water
  • water risk
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Smallholder Farmers Are Key to Making the Palm Oil Industry Sustainable

  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • commodities
Indonesian palm oil
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • commodities
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To Save Indonesia’s Carbon-Rich Peatlands, Start by Mapping Them

  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • mapping
Peat swamp forest in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • mapping
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logging truck transporting timber
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
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Exploring Indonesia's Long and Complicated History of Forest Fires

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Indonesia
  • fires
  • mapping
Forest and peat fire in Riau, Indonesia
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Indonesia
  • fires
  • mapping
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How Do You Know if Adaptation Is Working? Lessons from Kumbharwadi, India

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • Economics
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • Water
Field in Trimbak, Maharashtra, India
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • Economics
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • Water
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After Record-Breaking Fires, Can Indonesia’s New Policies Turn Down the Heat?

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • fires
  • mapping
  • commodities
Forest and peat fires in Riau, Indonesia
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • fires
  • mapping
  • commodities
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As Indonesia’s Dry Season Looms, a New Tool Can Predict Daily Forest Fire Risk

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Indonesia
  • fires
  • mapping
Indonesia forest fire
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Indonesia
  • fires
  • mapping
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Destruction of Tropical Peatland Is an Overlooked Source of Emissions

  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • commodities
Peat drainage canals
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • commodities
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6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2016

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Paris Agreement
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • Green Climate Fund
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
Andrew Steer
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Paris Agreement
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • Green Climate Fund
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
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Palm Oil Mill Data: A Step Towards Transparency

  • Climate
  • Food
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • commodities
Palm oil plantation
  • Climate
  • Food
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • commodities
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With Latest Fires Crisis, Indonesia Surpasses Russia as World’s Fourth-Largest Emitter

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Indonesia
  • fires
  • mapping
  • commodities
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Indonesia
  • fires
  • mapping
  • commodities

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