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What’s Food Loss and Waste Got to Do with Sustainable Development? A Lot, Actually.

  • agriculture
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  • millennium development goals
  • sustainable development
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Food worth $750 billion is lost or wasted every year. Photo by Garry Knight/Flickr
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Sustainable Development Goals: Setting a New Course for People and Planet

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  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
The unveiling of the Sustainable Development Goals next week will be a milestone moment for our collective future. Photo by US Mission to the United Nations Agencies in Rome/Flickr
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Quick Perspective on UN Secretary-General’s Vision for a Post-2015 Agenda

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  • Finance
  • climate change
  • development
  • finance
  • human rights
  • IPCC
  • millennium development goals
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Photo by UNDP via OXFAM/Flickr.
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Towards A New Global Development Agenda: 5 Key Questions

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  • Climate agreement
  • climate change
  • development
  • millennium development goals
  • poverty
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  • Governance
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  • poverty
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Why Community Land Rights Belong in the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Governance
  • International Climate Action
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • Latin America
  • millennium development goals
  • sustainable development
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The proposed Sustainable Development Goals leave out a critical component of improving rural livelihoods—securing community land rights. Photo credit: Jane Boles, Flickr
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  • Asia
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A New Strategy to Improve Water Quality—One Targeted Watershed at a Time

  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • water
  • Water Quality
More than 15,000 streams, rivers, and lakes are too polluted with nutrient runoff to support wildlife, be enjoyed recreationally, or serve as a drinking water source. Photo credit: USDA
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  • water
  • Water Quality

5 Big Energy Stories of 2013

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  • climate change
  • equity
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  • millennium development goals
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
President Barack Obama at the DeSoto Next Generation Solar Energy Center (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)
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Global Efforts to Tackle Poverty and Climate Change Must Come Together

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  • Food
  • climate change
  • equity
  • governance
  • millennium development goals
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
This week, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon will address two of the most pressing challenges of our time: poverty and climate change. Photo credit: M. DeFreese/CIMMYT
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This website serves as an information portal about eutrophication—the over-enrichment of water by nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus—a leading threat to water quality around the world. Explore our interactive map and learn more.
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4 Issues to Watch: Recommendations for the Post-2015 Development Agenda

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  • governance
  • millennium development goals
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
  • equity
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Can Nutrient Trading Shrink the Gulf of Mexico's Dead Zone?

  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • nutrient pollution
  • nutrient trading
  • watersheds
Dead fish resulting from toxins or oxygen depletion in Lake Binder, Iowa. Photo credit: Dr. Jennifer L. Graham, U.S. Geological Survey
  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • nutrient pollution
  • nutrient trading
  • watersheds
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Coastal Eutrophic and Hypoxic Areas of Africa

  • oceans
  • water
  • hypoxia
  • Water Quality
  • nutrient pollution
  • oceans
  • water
  • hypoxia
  • Water Quality
  • nutrient pollution
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Coastal Eutrophic and Hypoxic Areas of Asia

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  • water
  • hypoxia
  • Water Quality
  • nutrient pollution
  • oceans
  • water
  • hypoxia
  • Water Quality
  • nutrient pollution

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