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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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Green Growth for the Commonwealth: Ready for Phase Three

  • Climate Resilience
  • India
  • Economics
  • Urban Mobility
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
Bicycle rickshaws in Mumbai, India
  • Climate Resilience
  • India
  • Economics
  • Urban Mobility
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
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Maintaining Million-Dollar Reefs and Beaches in Barbados and Beyond

  • coral reefs
  • caribbean
  • oceans
Tropical beach in Barbados. (Public Domain Pictures)
  • coral reefs
  • caribbean
  • oceans

Datos Satelitales Recientes Resaltan 5 Áreas Soprendentes de Pérdida de Cobertura Arbórea

  • tree cover loss
  • coral reefs
  • data
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • forest deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • Latin America
Camión de madera en Camerún. Foto: Ollivier Girard/CIFOR/Flickr.
  • tree cover loss
  • coral reefs
  • data
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • forest deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • Latin America
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Transforming Transportation 2015: Turning Momentum into Action

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
2015 provides three big opportunities to build global momentum around the course for change. Photo by Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brasil.
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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Why Cities are the Solution to Climate Change: Q&A with Ani Dasgupta

  • Cities
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
The ‘smart city’ has become quite a buzzword, but there’s still not enough clarity around what it means for a city to be truly smart. Photo by EMBARQ/Flickr.
  • Cities
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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Want Healthy, Thriving Cities? Tackle Traffic Safety First

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
One of the best ways cities can become safer for all is through sustainable transport systems like bus rapid transit (BRT). Photo by EMBARQ Brasil/Flickr.
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
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Climate Summit: Creating Better and More Sustainable Cities

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • Climate agreement
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • Urban Development
Beijing bicyclists. Photo Credit: Rich Bee/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • Climate agreement
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • Urban Development

A Safe City is a Just City

  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • India
  • Mexico
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • traffic safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
In Rio de Janeiro, proximity to transport is key to ensuring that residents have access to jobs and opportunities within the city. Photo Credit: EMBARQ-Brazil
  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • India
  • Mexico
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • traffic safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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Making Economic Valuation Count for Coastal Ecosystems in the Caribbean

  • Water
  • coral reefs
  • coastal ecosystems
  • ecosystem services
  • Economics
  • economic valuation
  • caribbean
  • fisheries
  • Food
  • oceans
  • water
People and economies across the Caribbean are dependent on coastal ecosystems—including coral reefs, mangroves, and beaches. These ecosystems provide critical habitat to commercial fisheries, attract tourists from around the world, and protect coastal communities and infrastructure. Photo Credit: Katina Rogers
  • Water
  • coral reefs
  • coastal ecosystems
  • ecosystem services
  • Economics
  • economic valuation
  • caribbean
  • fisheries
  • Food
  • oceans
  • water
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More than 75 percent of coral reefs in Caribbean are threatened. Photo credit: copepodo, Flickr
  • coral reefs
  • caribbean
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Reefs at Risk

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Online Global Reefs Map

  • coral reefs
  • oceans
  • coral reefs
  • oceans

Zipcar’s Purchase by Avis: Car Sharing Success or Failure?

  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transportation
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transportation
Multimedia

Coral Reefs - Polyps in Peril

  • coral reefs
  • coral reefs

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