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Development Finance Institutions Have a Role to Play in Creating Sustainable Cities

  • UN-Habitat
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
bus rapid transit
  • UN-Habitat
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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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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RELEASE: Cities Need to Focus on Equitable Access to Core Services to Achieve Economic Prosperity and Environmental Sustainability

  • land use
  • Urban Mobility
  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • poverty
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
  • wastewater
  • water
  • world resources report
  • land use
  • Urban Mobility
  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • poverty
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
  • wastewater
  • water
  • world resources report
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ADVISORY: Press Call on Habitat III

  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
News

ADVISORY: WRI Press Call on Expectations for UN Habitat III, World’s Largest Conference on Cities

  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • Urban Development
  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • Urban Development
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Q&A with Ani Dasgupta: What’s at Stake for Cities at Habitat III?

  • cities for all
  • Urban Mobility
  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
People walking in Bangalore
  • cities for all
  • Urban Mobility
  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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Improving Life for the Urban Under-Served Makes Cities Better for All – But That’s Not the Only Reason to Do It

  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • equity
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN Habitat, at preparatory meeting for Habitat III in Surabaya, Indonesia
  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • equity
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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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
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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
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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