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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
  • Urban Development
People gather in the middle of a Monterrey street during sunset
  • cities for all
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Urban Development

3 Ways President Biden and Congress Can Restore US Forests

  • Forests
  • carbon removal
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • forest deforestation
  • United States
  • us policy
Pine trees in Rampart Lakes at dawn.
  • Forests
  • carbon removal
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • forest deforestation
  • United States
  • us policy

Will Mexico’s Growing Avocado Industry Harm Its Forests?

  • Mexico
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
Avocado
  • Mexico
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests

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

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • emissions inventories
  • Forests
Angeles National Forest
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • emissions inventories
  • Forests

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

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

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

  • deforestation
  • Brazil
  • agriculture
  • Forests
Soybean harvesting in Caroline County, Md.
  • deforestation
  • Brazil
  • agriculture
  • Forests

Global Tree Cover Loss Remains High. Emerging Patterns Reveal Shifting Contributors.

  • tree cover loss
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Forests
Aguaje trees in Peru.
  • tree cover loss
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Forests

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

  • Water
  • Smart Infrastructure
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • water stress
  • watersheds
Watershed
  • Water
  • Smart Infrastructure
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • water stress
  • watersheds

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
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • wood
Bigleaf maple forest.
  • building a sustainable guitar
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • wood

5 Images Explain Why the Alberta Forest Fires Are So Hard to Stop

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • maps
forest fire in Alberta, Canada
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • maps

3 Cities Taking Urban Forestry to the Next Level

  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Forests
  • Urban Development
Cherry blossoms in Washington, DC park
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Forests
  • Urban Development

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

  • Water
  • forest monitoring
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • water risk
  • Water
  • forest monitoring
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • water risk

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

  • tree cover loss
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • maps
  • restoration
Oak trees in Minnesota.
  • tree cover loss
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • maps
  • restoration

3 Trends in US Wildfires

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

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

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • timber
Photo by Mathias Appel/Flickr.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • timber

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
Whooping crane chick. Photo by International Crane Foundation/Wikimedia Commons
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Forests

ADVISORY: Transforming Transportation 2015: Smart Cities for Shared Prosperity

  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Urban Development

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