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In Nairobi, Residents Redesign Public Spaces to Build Flood Resilience

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Nairobi residents redesign public spaces to build flood resilience
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5 Big Ideas to Address the Climate Crisis and Inequality in Cities

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People gather in the middle of a Monterrey street during sunset
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Which Countries Are Most Vulnerable to Locust Swarms?

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For the Millions of East Africans Who Need Electricity Most, Data Shows Renewable Energy Is a Viable – and Affordable – Solution

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Electricity has far-reaching impacts on people's livelihoods. This Tanzanian tailor can sew at night thanks to solar power. Photo by Theo Steemers/USAID
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5 Things We Learned About Urban Transformation

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Metrocable cars
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Q&A: One Woman Aims to Save Kids’ Lives by Redesigning the Roads They Walk

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Ayikai Charlotte Poswayo
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Urban Transformations: In Tanzania’s Capital, Safer Children Mean Better Neighborhoods

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Children in Dar es Salaam
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3 Things Cities Can Learn from Cape Town’s Impending “Day Zero” Water Shut-Off

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Cape Town, South Africa
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We Discovered 1.8 Million Square Miles of Forest in the Desert

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Dryland forest in Kenya
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Looking Back on 5 Years of Forest Outcomes

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Tree Planting and Degraded Landscape, Ethiopia
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Forest Loss Pushes Far Beyond Plantation Boundaries in South America, Africa

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Orangutans at Camp Leakey, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia
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New Platform Reveals How Much Carbon Is Locked in Tropical Forests – and How Much Was Lost

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GFW Climate will help measure emissions from tropical deforestation. Photo credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/cifor/14626255095/in/album-72157645614284212/">M. Edliadi for the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>
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ADVISORY: New Online Platform on Indigenous and Community Territories to Help Secure Land Rights Worldwide

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STATEMENT: Global Forest Watch Wins UN Big Data Climate Challenge Prize

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  • data
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