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4 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2023

  • Energy
  • Clean Energy
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • U.S. Climate
  • stories to watch
People dressed in warm clothes on bicycles carrying reusable shopping bags.
  • Energy
  • Clean Energy
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • U.S. Climate
  • stories to watch

3 Ways President Biden and Congress Can Restore US Forests

  • Forests
  • carbon removal
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • U.S. policy
Pine trees in Rampart Lakes at dawn.
  • Forests
  • carbon removal
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • U.S. policy

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

DNA Testing Can Save Trees from Illegal Logging – and You Can Help

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
Moss-covered bigleaf maple trees in the Hoh Rainforest
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • illegal logging

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

  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
Soybean harvesting in Caroline County, Md.
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
Aguaje trees in Peru.
  • deforestation
  • forest monitoring
  • Forests

When Improving America’s Infrastructure, Don’t Forget Forests

  • Water
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Watershed
  • Water
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • water risk

Weather Patterns that Fueled Great Smoky Mountains Forest Fire Could Increase with Climate Change

  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • drought
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • fires
Wildfire at Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • drought
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • fires

Building a Sustainable Guitar: Maple

  • building a sustainable guitar
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
Bigleaf maple forest.
  • building a sustainable guitar
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • illegal logging

RELEASE: Cargill, WRI Partner to Monitor and Manage Deforestation and Water Risk Across Supply Chains

  • Water
  • forest monitoring
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • water risk
  • Water
  • forest monitoring
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • water risk

Zooming In: The Real Reasons for Tree Cover Loss and Gain in Minnesota’s Oak Savanna

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • restoration
Oak trees in Minnesota.
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • restoration

3 Trends in US Wildfires

  • fires
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
Fire northwest of Fairbanks, AK. Photo by USFS/Flickr
  • fires
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping

$13 Million Fine For Lumber Liquidators Shows U.S. Lacey Act‘s Clout

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • illegal logging
Photo by Mathias Appel/Flickr.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • illegal logging

Getting Governors on Board with Landscape Restoration

  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
Subnational programs on restoration, like Richardson’s River Ecosystem Restoration Initiative, can be found across the globe. Photo by Public Affairs/Flickr
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests

5 Overlooked Deforestation Hotspots

  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • commodities
Marahoué National Park in the Ivory Coast has lost 93% of its forest cover between 2002 and 2008. Photo credit: jbdodane, Flickr 2013
  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • commodities
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RELEASE: Global Forest Watch: Dynamic New Platform to Protect Forests Worldwide

  • global forest watch
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • mapping
  • global forest watch
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • mapping
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7 Stories to Watch in 2014

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • U.S. policy
As host of the 2014 World Cup, all eyes will be on Brazil's cities to see how they deal with their sustainability challenges and opportunities. Photo credit: Crystal Davis, WRI
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • U.S. policy