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How to Prevent City Climate Action from Becoming "Green Gentrification"

  • Climate Equity
  • adaptation
  • cities
  • environmental justice
  • people-oriented cities
Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York. Photo by Robert Wolcheck/Flickr
  • Climate Equity
  • adaptation
  • cities
  • environmental justice
  • people-oriented cities
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To Fix City Slums, Don't Just Knock Them Down: Involve Residents in Upgrading Efforts

  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • governance
  • Indonesia
  • people-oriented cities
  • poverty
  • public participation
View of one of the many informal settlements the city of Surabaya, Indonesia has upgraded since the 1960s with input and participation from residents. Photo by Peter Edelman.
  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • governance
  • Indonesia
  • people-oriented cities
  • poverty
  • public participation
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RELEASE: 15 Transport and Tech Companies Sign the Shared Mobility Principles for Livable Cities

  • biking
  • car sharing
  • Urban Mobility
  • low carbon development
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • biking
  • car sharing
  • Urban Mobility
  • low carbon development
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities

ADVISORY: Rethinking Urban Transportation: How Can Cycling And Public Space Contribute to Better Cities?

  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • transportation
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • transportation
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STATEMENT: WRI Welcomes the Adoption of the New Urban Agenda

  • Urban Mobility
  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
  • Urban Mobility
  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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People-Oriented Cities: Smarter Driving, Smarter Cities

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • people-oriented cities
  • road safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Transport demand management strategies help wane commuters off the private car and make sustainable transport alternatives more viable, easing congestion and improving quality of life in cities. Photo Credit: Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brasil
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • people-oriented cities
  • road safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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People-Oriented Cities: Mixed-Use Development Creates Social and Economic Benefits

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable development
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
Mixed-use development combined with pedestrianization on Mexico City’s Calle Madero promotes sustainable, prosperous communities. Photo Credit: Julius Reque/Flickr.
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable development
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
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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
Initiatives
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
Data

Coastal Eutrophic and Hypoxic Areas of Africa

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

Coastal Eutrophic and Hypoxic Areas of Asia

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

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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