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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
Outcomes

Greener IFC Lending Standards

  • green finance
  • Top Outcome: 2011
Women working in Sri Lankan field
  • green finance
  • Top Outcome: 2011
Outcomes
Taku River in British Columbia
  • Top Outcome: 2011
Outcomes
Men in Indian field
  • Top Outcome: 2011
Brazil nut harvesters
  • Top Outcome: 2011
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Indonesia’s Ambitious Forest Moratorium

  • Top Outcome: 2011
Workers in Indonesian forest
  • Top Outcome: 2011
Outcomes
People in city center
  • Top Outcome: 2011
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A New Open Approach to Resource Management in Gabon

  • Top Outcome: 2011
Forest road in Gabon
  • Top Outcome: 2011
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Car window view of people in Indian street
  • Top Outcome: 2011
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Improving the Effectiveness of Climate Financing

  • Top Outcome: 2011
Protests at the Durban climate talks
  • Top Outcome: 2011
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Fairer and Cleaner Energy in South Africa

  • Top Outcome: 2011
Thermal power station workers in Ghana
  • Top Outcome: 2011

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