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The Upstream Battle to Protect Drinking Water in North Carolina

  • Water
  • Forests
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • United States
  • water
  • watersheds
A small lake with trees in the background in North Carolina's Triangle region
  • Water
  • Forests
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • United States
  • water
  • watersheds
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Why Investors Bought the First Certified Green Bond to Protect Forests for Drinking Water

  • Forests
  • Water
  • adaptation finance
  • green bonds
  • green finance
  • finance
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • watersheds
Lake Maumelle in central Arkansas
  • Forests
  • Water
  • adaptation finance
  • green bonds
  • green finance
  • finance
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • watersheds
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4 Opportunities to Shore Up the World's Coastal Ecosystems and Communities

  • Ocean
  • infrastructure
  • resilience
  • coast
  • coastal ecosystems
  • governance
  • natural infrastructure
  • oceans
The coastal city of Sisal in Mexico.
  • Ocean
  • infrastructure
  • resilience
  • coast
  • coastal ecosystems
  • governance
  • natural infrastructure
  • oceans
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Collaboration on Nature-Based Solutions is Key to Resilient City Infrastructure

  • Economics
  • Climate Resilience
  • Commentary
  • infrastructure
  • resilience
  • economy
  • cities
  • governance
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • sustainable cities
Cross-agency collaboration and investing in blue-green infrastructure resulted in Singapore’s redesigned Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park.
  • Economics
  • Climate Resilience
  • Commentary
  • infrastructure
  • resilience
  • economy
  • cities
  • governance
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • sustainable cities
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4 Investment Areas to Stimulate China's Economy After COVID-19

  • coronavirus
  • economy
  • China
  • low carbon development
  • natural infrastructure
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
Installation of solar photovoltaic panels on the roofs of the Hongqiao Passenger Rail Terminal in Shanghai, China.
  • coronavirus
  • economy
  • China
  • low carbon development
  • natural infrastructure
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
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INSIDER: Green Infrastructure Can Save Water Suppliers Money. Now You Can Estimate How Much.

  • Water
  • Economics
  • INSIDER
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • water scarcity
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • stormwater
Riverside trees in Atlanta's 4th Ward Park. Flickr/DeepRoot
  • Water
  • Economics
  • INSIDER
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • water scarcity
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • stormwater
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We're Grossly Underestimating the World's Water Access Crisis

  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • private investment
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • development
  • water
We are far from universal water access.
  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • private investment
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • development
  • water
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India Has the Worst Road Safety Record in the World. A New Law Aims to Change That

  • Cities
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • urban policy
  • health
  • health and road safety
  • India
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
busy street from Charminar
  • Cities
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • urban policy
  • health
  • health and road safety
  • India
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
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People Move to Cities for Better Jobs and Opportunities. Impossible Commutes Are Getting in the Way

  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • urban policy
  • Cities
  • South Africa
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
Aerial view of streets in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia.
  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • urban policy
  • Cities
  • South Africa
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
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PODCAST: Transportation Is the Heart of Cities

  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • sustainable cities
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
Dockless bikes in Los Angeles.
  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • sustainable cities
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
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From Mangroves to Tin Roofs: Fiji Uses Built and Natural Infrastructure for Climate Adaptation

  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation
  • natural infrastructure
  • public health
  • sea level rise
  • stormwater
A house on stilts on the outskirts of Lautoka City, Fiji
  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation
  • natural infrastructure
  • public health
  • sea level rise
  • stormwater
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Public Space for Recreation Is Good for Cities. Guadalajara, Mexico Shows Us 3 Reasons Why.

  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • urban policy
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
Guadalajara, Mexico
  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • urban policy
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
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Debunking Myths: 5 Things to Know About Green Infrastructure

  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Forests
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • water
  • Water Quality
green infrastructure
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Forests
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • water
  • Water Quality
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INSIDER: Using Nature to Prevent Disasters

  • INSIDER
  • natural infrastructure
  • sustainable cities
Kallang River at Bishan Park
  • INSIDER
  • natural infrastructure
  • sustainable cities
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Land Matters: How Securing Community Land Rights Can Slow Climate Change and Accelerate the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Environmental Rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • resource rights
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
indigenous-people-forest
  • Environmental Rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • resource rights
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11

Restoring Rio de Janeiro’s Forests Could Save $79 Million in Water Treatment Costs

  • Water
  • forest restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
Rio de Janeiro is surrounded by forested hills. Photo by Carlos Ortega/Flickr
  • Water
  • forest restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality

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