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As Cities Grow Across Africa, They Must Plan for Water Security

  • water scarcity
  • Water
  • water risk
  • climate finance
  • Urban Development
  • sustainable cities
  • Cities
Water insecurity in African cities
  • water scarcity
  • Water
  • water risk
  • climate finance
  • Urban Development
  • sustainable cities
  • Cities
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Urban Development

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RELEASE: National governments can reap $12 trillion in returns, create millions of new jobs, reduce emissions through low-carbon investments in cities

  • urban policy
  • Urban Transformations
  • cities
  • governance
  • low carbon cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
  • urban policy
  • Urban Transformations
  • cities
  • governance
  • low carbon cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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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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Prize for Cities

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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
  • protected areas

Developing Cities Need Cash. Land Value Capture Can Help

  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • cities
  • finance
  • Urban Development
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  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • cities
  • finance
  • Urban Development

5 Big Ideas to Address the Climate Crisis and Inequality in Cities

  • cities for all
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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  • cities for all
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
News

RELEASE: South Africa Joins WRI, Coalition for Urban Transitions in Supporting Green and Equitable Urban Recovery After COVID-19

  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • South Africa
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • South Africa
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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7 Ways to Bridge the Blue Finance Gap

  • Ocean
  • explainer
  • coastal ecosystems
  • economy
  • biodiversity
  • finance
  • oceans
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  • Ocean
  • explainer
  • coastal ecosystems
  • economy
  • biodiversity
  • finance
  • oceans
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Green Space: An Underestimated Tool to Create More Equal Cities

  • Climate Resilience
  • Forests
  • coronavirus
  • Cities
  • equity
  • green infrastructure
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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  • Climate Resilience
  • Forests
  • coronavirus
  • Cities
  • equity
  • green infrastructure
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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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
  • biodiversity
  • Business
  • climate change
  • finance
  • oceans
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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
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • health
  • oceans
  • water
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  • this month in climate science
  • climate science
  • biodiversity
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • health
  • oceans
  • water
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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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