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How Forests Near or Far Can Protect Water for Cities

  • Water
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • stormwater
  • water
  • watersheds
A view of Hong Kong from the edge of a forest.
  • Water
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • stormwater
  • water
  • watersheds
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How to Build a Circular Economy

  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • explainer
  • waste
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business opportunity
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • food waste
  • greenhouse gases
  • natural resources
  • sustainable business
  • Climate
Two recycling facility workers next to bales of aluminum cans. Photo by Aaron Minnick | WRI.
  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • explainer
  • waste
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business opportunity
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • food waste
  • greenhouse gases
  • natural resources
  • sustainable business
  • Climate
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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
Initiatives

New Climate Economy

Most of women covered by NHLP now have access to fresh vegetables for their meals and can even supply their surplus to be sold in the local market.
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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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After 15 Years, EPA Updates Water Quality Trading Policy. It Could Do More.

  • Water
  • stormwater
  • United States
  • wastewater
  • water
  • Water Quality
Wetlands like these in the Chesapeake provide cost-effective water quality services.
  • Water
  • stormwater
  • United States
  • wastewater
  • water
  • Water Quality
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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
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  • 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

Mientras los grupos indígenas esperan durante décadas para los títulos de tierras, las empresas están adquiriendo sus territorios

  • Governance
  • Forests
  • The Struggle for Land
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • palm oil
Shipibo-Konibo
  • Governance
  • Forests
  • The Struggle for Land
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • palm oil

As Indigenous Groups Wait Decades for Land Titles, Companies Are Acquiring Their Territories

  • Governance
  • Forests
  • The Struggle for Land
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • palm oil
Shipibo-Konibo
  • Governance
  • Forests
  • The Struggle for Land
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • palm oil
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The Human Cost of Climate Change

  • International Climate Action
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate policy
  • drought
  • Climate
  • stormwater
  • water stress
Mother and child at flooded home in Bangladesh.
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate policy
  • drought
  • Climate
  • stormwater
  • water stress
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3 Reasons City Dwellers Should Care About Forests

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
  • Water Quality
Forest in Brazil
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
  • Water Quality
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Extreme Weather: What’s Climate Change Got to Do With It?

  • Climate
  • extreme weather
  • hurricanes
  • stormwater
Houseboat stuck in low-lying water and debris on Scout Key
  • Climate
  • extreme weather
  • hurricanes
  • stormwater

Keeping Heads Above Water: Lessons for Building Resilience After Flooding in South Asia and Texas

  • floods
  • resilience
  • climate change
  • sea level rise
  • stormwater
Escapees from hurricane flooding.
  • floods
  • resilience
  • climate change
  • sea level rise
  • stormwater
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The Man Who Stopped the Mine. Q&A with Prafulla Samantara, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize Winner

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • natural resources
Prafulla Samantara, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winner. Photo by Goldman Environmental Foundation
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • natural resources
Insights

INSIDER: Stormwater Trading Can Help the Chesapeake Bay Meet Vital Pollution Targets

  • INSIDER
  • stormwater
  • Water Quality
  • watersheds
  • INSIDER
  • stormwater
  • Water Quality
  • watersheds
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PODCAST: How We Can Clean the Chesapeake and Save Money in the Process

  • Water
  • podcasts
  • agriculture
  • environmental markets
  • eutrophication
  • nutrient trading
  • pollution
  • stormwater
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • watersheds
Marsh
  • Water
  • podcasts
  • agriculture
  • environmental markets
  • eutrophication
  • nutrient trading
  • pollution
  • stormwater
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • watersheds
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Congress and Trump Gut Disclosure Rules for Fossil Fuel Foreign Payments

  • Finance
  • the trump administration
  • extractive industries
  • fossil fuels
  • human rights
  • investment
  • natural resources
  • oil and gas
People in Nigerian village
  • Finance
  • the trump administration
  • extractive industries
  • fossil fuels
  • human rights
  • investment
  • natural resources
  • oil and gas
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Guacamole Coasts: Not Just Florida, Not Just Now

  • eutrophication
  • maps
  • nutrient pollution
  • pollution
  • stormwater
  • wastewater
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
  • eutrophication
  • maps
  • nutrient pollution
  • pollution
  • stormwater
  • wastewater
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
News

RELEASE: WRI offers new approach to help move billions to more sustainable diets

  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • land use
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • GHG emissions
  • natural resources
  • sustainable agriculture
  • water
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • land use
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • GHG emissions
  • natural resources
  • sustainable agriculture
  • water

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