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ADVISORY: Embargoed Press Call on WRI’s 2020 Tree Cover Loss Data with Analysis and Insights

  • tree cover loss
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • tree cover loss
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
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STATEMENT: Biden Administration Commits to Protect 30% of U.S. Land and Ocean by 2030

  • Food
  • Forests
  • conservation
  • land use
  • biodiversity
  • fisheries
  • oceans
  • protected areas
  • Food
  • Forests
  • conservation
  • land use
  • biodiversity
  • fisheries
  • oceans
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7 Ways to Bridge the Blue Finance Gap

  • Ocean
  • explainer
  • coastal ecosystems
  • economy
  • biodiversity
  • finance
  • oceans
An coral reef with fish.
  • Ocean
  • explainer
  • coastal ecosystems
  • economy
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The Ocean Genome Helps Fight Disease: Here's How We Save It

  • conservation
  • coronavirus
  • biodiversity
  • equity
  • international policy
  • oceans
  • protected areas
Algae, corals and fish in an ocean gully.
  • conservation
  • coronavirus
  • biodiversity
  • equity
  • international policy
  • oceans
  • protected areas
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8 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in the New Make-or-Break Decade

  • stories to watch
  • biodiversity
  • Business
  • climate change
  • finance
  • oceans
climate march
  • stories to watch
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This Month in Climate Science, December 2019: Pre-term Births, Fewer Fishermen and Accelerated Arctic Melt

  • this month in climate science
  • climate science
  • biodiversity
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  • greenhouse gases
  • health
  • oceans
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Two fishermen offloading lobster from their boat onto a floating dock in Maine.
  • this month in climate science
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  • biodiversity
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • health
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10 Big Changes for Forests Over the Last Decade

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • indigenous people
  • REDD
  • restoration
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • indigenous people
  • REDD
  • restoration
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Powering Remote Hospitals with Solar: Overcoming the Remaining Challenges

  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • India
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • WRI India
Makunda Hospital, in a remote rural area of India, often faces power outages. Solar panels could help hospitals like this one maintain more reliable electricity. Photo by Amala Devi/WRI.
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For the Millions of East Africans Who Need Electricity Most, Data Shows Renewable Energy Is a Viable – and Affordable – Solution

  • maps
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 4
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Africa
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • Kenya
  • renewable energy
Electricity has far-reaching impacts on people's livelihoods. This Tanzanian tailor can sew at night thanks to solar power. Photo by Theo Steemers/USAID
  • maps
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 4
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Africa
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  • Kenya
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From Climate Researcher to Climate Spectator: Witnessing a Melting Arctic

  • Climate
  • climate science
  • biodiversity
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
The Arctic
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Without Solar, Some Indian Doctors Must Operate in the Dark

  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • electricity
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • India
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • Governance
Rooftop solar panels on Sadar Hospital in Hazaribaug, India
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • electricity
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • India
  • renewable energy
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  • Governance
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6 Recent Signs of Hope for the Ocean

  • conservation
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • coral reefs
  • biodiversity
  • oceans
Coral reef at Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. Flickr/US Fish and Wildlife Service
  • conservation
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • coral reefs
  • biodiversity
  • oceans
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Kenya’s Farmers Battle Drought through Biodiesel Made from Cotton Waste

  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • waste
  • Energy
Abel Mutie, a Kenyan farmer
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • waste
  • Energy
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This Month in Climate Science: First Climate-Induced Mammal Extinction, Color-changing Oceans and Stranded Sea Turtles

  • this month in climate science
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  • biodiversity
  • adaptation
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • local impacts
Bramble Cay melomys
  • this month in climate science
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  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • local impacts
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In Kenya’s Rural Health Clinics, Business Performance and Renewables Go Hand-in-Hand

  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Africa
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • Kenya
  • public health
  • renewable energy
  • solar
Joyce Onyino and patients at her health clinic in rural Kenya
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Africa
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • Kenya
  • public health
  • renewable energy
  • solar
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How Distributed Solar Helps Pregnant Women in Rural Kenya

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Africa
  • energy security
  • health
  • Kenya
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
  • solar
Maasai woman
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Africa
  • energy security
  • health
  • Kenya
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
  • solar
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Cleaner-Burning Fuels at Kenyan Schools Feed Students and Protect Forests

  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • biofuels
  • Kenya
  • wood
Kenya has lost 9 percent of its forests since 2000. Photo by pxhere
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • biofuels
  • Kenya
  • wood
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A New Fuel Source Can Power Kenya’s Industries While Saving Forests. So Why Isn’t it Taking Off?

  • Forests
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • biofuels
  • Energy
  • Kenya
Baobab tree on the edge of Kenyan farmland
  • Forests
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • biofuels
  • Energy
  • Kenya

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