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For Rural Communities, Protecting Land Is a Better Investment than Deforestation

  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • Indonesia
  • south america
  • sustainable agriculture
In India's Narmada District, legal recognition of communities' land rights have enabled villages to invest in sustainable, more productive land management. Photo by...
  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • Indonesia
  • south america
  • sustainable agriculture
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PODCAST: Why Securing Land Rights for Indigenous People Can Accelerate Sustainable Development

  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 10
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • south america
  • sustainable development goals
Small forestry in the Peruvian Amazon.
  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 10
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • south america
  • sustainable development goals
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Restoring the Peruvian Amazon, One of the Most Ecologically Valuable Forests in the World

  • deforestation
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • Latin America
  • south america
River guide on the Peruvian Amazon.
  • deforestation
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • Latin America
  • south america
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Transformaciones Urbanas: En Medellín el Metrocable conecta la ciudad de diversas maneras

  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • south america
  • transportation
Metrocable en el centro de Medellín
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • south america
  • transportation

Indigenous Communities Fend Off Invaders in the Peruvian Amazon

  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • indigenous people
  • south america
Settlement seen from the Ucayali River in Peru.
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • indigenous people
  • south america

Forest Loss Pushes Far Beyond Plantation Boundaries in South America, Africa

  • tree cover loss
  • deforestation
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • maps
  • palm oil
  • south america
Orangutans at Camp Leakey, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia
  • tree cover loss
  • deforestation
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • maps
  • palm oil
  • south america

A Tale of 3 Countries: Water Risks to Global Shale Development

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • China
  • shale gas
  • south america
  • United Kingdom
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Shale gas drilling site in Pennsylvania. Photo Credit: Nicholas Tonelli/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • China
  • shale gas
  • south america
  • United Kingdom
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
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5 Overlooked Deforestation Hotspots

  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • Africa
  • Canada
  • global forest watch
  • palm oil
  • south america
  • United States
Marahoué National Park in the Ivory Coast has lost 93% of its forest cover between 2002 and 2008. Photo credit: jbdodane, Flickr 2013
  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • Africa
  • Canada
  • global forest watch
  • palm oil
  • south america
  • United States
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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

Cities in Focus | Mexico City Metrobús

  • transportation
  • emissions
  • Cities
  • south america
  • Mexico
  • transportation
  • emissions
  • Cities
  • south america
  • Mexico
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Science Reinforces Human Role as Climate Change Impacts Accelerate

  • ecosystem services
  • Australia
  • Asia
  • adaptation
  • Africa
  • climate change
  • Europe
  • regulation
  • south america
  • ecosystem services
  • Australia
  • Asia
  • adaptation
  • Africa
  • climate change
  • Europe
  • regulation
  • south america

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