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Deforestation Threatens the Mekong, but New Trees Are Growing in Surprising Places

  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
Communities like this one in Vietnam are beginning to restore their trees, especially on farms and in villages. Photo by Terry Sunderland/CIFOR.
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
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The Road to Restoration

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For Sustainability in Cocoa Production, Both Countries and Companies Need to Commit

  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
Cacao farmer in Colombia. Flickr/World Bank Photo Collection
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
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Buyer Beware: One Study Finds 62% of Wood Products Mislabeled

  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
Lumber waiting to be sold. (Flickr/CIFOR)
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation

WRI Experts Offer Perspective on Tropical Deforestation in Science Journal

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • Forests
Deforestation, Luang Prabang, Laos
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • Forests
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A Tale of Two Cities in Brazil (and the Forest that Connects Them)

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Cities
  • restoration
Salvador's city government delivers native trees to residents, as part of an effort to revitalize the surrounding Atlantic Forest. Photo by Marcelo Gandra.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Cities
  • restoration

Hundreds of US Communities Are Making Climate Action Plans, but Few Include Forests

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • Forests
Angeles National Forest
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • Forests
Christ the Redeemer statue in Tijuca National park, part of Brazil's Atlantic rainforest. Photo by Chico Mendes Conservation Institute.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • restoration
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We're Grossly Underestimating the World's Water Access Crisis

  • Cities
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • Water Security
  • development
  • Freshwater
We are far from universal water access.
  • Cities
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • Water Security
  • development
  • Freshwater
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RELEASE: Lack of Reliable and Affordable Water a Hidden Threat for Urban Households of the Global South

  • Cities
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
  • Cities
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
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Forests in the IPCC Special Report on Land Use: 7 Things to Know

  • Food
  • Forests
  • climate science
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • climate change
Amazon basin forest
  • Food
  • Forests
  • climate science
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • climate change
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7 Things to Know About the IPCC’s Special Report on Climate Change and Land

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Sustainable Development Goal 12
  • climate science
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
Madagascar deforestation
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Sustainable Development Goal 12
  • climate science
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
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Local villagers floating past a pile of illegally logged tress in Indonesia
  • Forests
  • deforestation
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Why Sustainable Forestry Is a Good Investment

  • Forests
  • Economics
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • climate change
Senegal villagers
  • Forests
  • Economics
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • climate change
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Will the Start of Forest Fires Season Hamper Indonesia’s Progress in Reducing Deforestation?

  • Forests
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • fires
  • deforestation
  • commodities
Indonesia forest fires
  • Forests
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • fires
  • deforestation
  • commodities
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Congo Basin Deforestation Threatens Food and Water Supplies Throughout Africa

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
Women model the handmade baskets they use every day in Malolo 2, Republic of Congo.
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
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A New Tool Can Help Root Out Deforestation from Complex Supply Chains

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • mapping
Oil palm
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • mapping
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset