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The Difference One Tree Can Make

  • Forests
  • Governance
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • forest restoration
  • New Perspectives on Restoration
  • restoration
A babao tree in Zimbabwe. Planting hundreds or even millions of trees does not automatically translate into an increase in the overall long-term tree population. Photo Credit: Martin Heigan/Flickr
  • Forests
  • Governance
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • forest restoration
  • New Perspectives on Restoration
  • restoration
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3 Myths and Facts about Forest and Landscape Restoration

  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • deforestation
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • India
  • maps
  • New Perspectives on Restoration
In Rwanda, 85 percent of the population makes a living from subsistence farming of degraded, formerly forested lands. Photo Credit: Gates Foundation/Flickr
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • deforestation
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • India
  • maps
  • New Perspectives on Restoration
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7 Unexpected Places for Forest Landscape Restoration

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • maps
  • New Perspectives on Restoration
A farmer in Lushoto, Tanzania prepares seedlings for transplanting. Photo credit: P. Kimeli (CIFOR)
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • maps
  • New Perspectives on Restoration
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Restoration: It’s About More than Just the Trees

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • deforestation
  • food security
  • forest restoration
  • New Perspectives on Restoration
  • re-greening
Agroforestry in Indonesia's Lubuk Beringin village. Photo credit: Tri Saputro, Flickr
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • deforestation
  • food security
  • forest restoration
  • New Perspectives on Restoration
  • re-greening
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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
  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • water
  • Water Quality
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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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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

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

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

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

Coastal Eutrophic and Hypoxic Areas of South America

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

Coastal Eutrophic and Hypoxic Areas of North America and the Caribbean

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

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