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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
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  • biodiversity
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  • protected areas
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4 Ocean-based Solutions to Advance Climate Action Through NDCs

  • Ocean
  • carbon removal
  • climatewatch
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  • National Climate Action
  • coastal ecosystems
  • carbon
  • fisheries
  • oceans
  • renewable energy
  • transport
  • transportation
Windmills on the coastline of Tenedos, Turkey. Photo by Efe Kurnaz/Unsplash
  • Ocean
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The Impact of Organized Crime in Fisheries Extends Far Beyond the Ocean

  • sustainable development goals
  • fisheries
  • human rights
  • oceans
A small fishing boat floating in the ocean.
  • sustainable development goals
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4 Investments to Secure Ocean Health and Wealth

  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • economy
  • fisheries
  • Food
  • oceans
  • restoration
A small fishing boat in the ocean.
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • economy
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  • Food
  • oceans
  • restoration
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8 Ways to Rebuild a Stronger Ocean Economy After COVID-19

  • coronavirus
  • fisheries
  • Food
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  • oceans
A fishing boat on a dock.
  • coronavirus
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illegal fishing
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Reef diver off Chagos Islands in Indian Ocean. Photo by Mark Spalding/Flickr
  • adaptation
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RELEASE: Heads of Government Unite for the Ocean and People Who Depend on it

  • coastal ecosystems
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  • oceans
  • sustainable development
  • coastal ecosystems
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Why We March

  • Climate
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
WRI staff ready to join the People's Climate March
  • Climate
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Clear Waters: Restoring Fish, Culture and Land in Central Oregon

  • aquaculture
  • fisheries
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • restoration
  • United States
Oxbow Conservation area. (Oregon, United States) Photo by Aaron Reuben/IUCN.
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  • Forests
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  • United States
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Reducing HFCs in the US Would Benefit Consumers and the Climate

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  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
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  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • us policy
HFCs, potent greenhouse gases, are commonly used as refrigerants. Photo by Frank van den Bergh/iStock.
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  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • hfcs
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
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How the US Can Lower Methane Emissions from Natural Gas and Save Money

  • reducing methane emissions
  • Climate
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  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • natural gas
  • United States
  • us policy
A natural gas refinery plant. Photo by WildEarth Guardians/Flickr.
  • reducing methane emissions
  • Climate
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  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • natural gas
  • United States
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The Clean Vehicle Revolution: Driving Fuel Savings and Emissions Reductions in the United States

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  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • economy
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
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  • transport
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Electric vehicle charging station in Guangdong Province, China. Photo by Remko Tanis/Flickr
  • Energy
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  • Economics
  • climate change
  • economy
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
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  • transport
  • transportation
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How the US Can Save Billions by Reducing Electricity Use

  • Energy
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • green economy
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States
Homes and commercial buildings account for 74 percent of electricity demand in the United States, making them a critical part of any plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Photo Credit: Justin Brown, Flickr
  • Energy
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  • energy efficiency
  • green economy
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States

How the US Can Produce Cleaner Energy While Capturing Economic Benefits

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  • Climate
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States
New solar photovoltaic projects are also being chosen over new coal and gas generation in a few areas of the country because of lower costs or larger net benefits. Photo credit: Dana Smillie, World Bank
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States

By the Numbers: How the U.S. Economy Can Benefit from Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • Economics
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • United States
  • us policy
Electric vehicle battery prices fell 40 percent since 2008. Photo credit: Kevin Krejcl, Flickr
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  • climate change
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • United States
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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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