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To Fix City Slums, Don't Just Knock Them Down: Involve Residents in Upgrading Efforts

  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • governance
  • Indonesia
  • people-oriented cities
  • poverty
  • public participation
View of one of the many informal settlements the city of Surabaya, Indonesia has upgraded since the 1960s with input and participation from residents. Photo by Peter Edelman.
  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • governance
  • Indonesia
  • people-oriented cities
  • poverty
  • public participation

As India Revises State Climate Plans, Who Should Have a Voice?

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • governance
  • India
  • public participation
Kids carrying water in the Indian countryside. Photo by Mr. Fink/Flickr
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • governance
  • India
  • public participation
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Indonesia Is Reducing Deforestation, but Problem Areas Remain

  • Forests
  • peatlands
  • tree cover loss
  • deforestation
  • Indonesia
Local villagers floating past a pile of illegally logged tress in Indonesia
  • Forests
  • peatlands
  • tree cover loss
  • deforestation
  • Indonesia
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ADVISORY: Press Call to Preview WRI’s Global Report on Creating a Sustainable Food Future

  • peatlands
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • GHG emissions
  • reforestation
  • sustainable agriculture
  • peatlands
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • GHG emissions
  • reforestation
  • sustainable agriculture
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Indonesia's Last Forest Frontier: 3 Facts to Know About Papua

  • Forests
  • peatlands
  • deforestation
  • Indonesia
  • sustainable development
Forest in Baliem Valley, West Papua. Flickr/Axel Drainville
  • Forests
  • peatlands
  • deforestation
  • Indonesia
  • sustainable development
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Traveling through canals to reach the Katingan Peatland Reserve.
  • Indonesia
  • Forests
  • peatlands

12 Countries Sign Historic Agreement Guaranteeing Environmental Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
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Indonesia's Deforestation Dropped 60 Percent in 2017, but There's More to Do

  • Forests
  • peatlands
  • tree cover loss
  • deforestation
  • Indonesia
Fog over the forest in Kerinci-Seblat National Park. Flickr/Luke Macklin
  • Forests
  • peatlands
  • tree cover loss
  • deforestation
  • Indonesia
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  • cities for all
  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • environmental democracy
  • public participation

4 Environmental Activists Are Murdered Every Week. A New Agreement Could Help in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • Principle 10
  • public participation
Rally in a Colombian town
  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • Principle 10
  • public participation
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To Save Indonesia’s Carbon-Rich Peatlands, Start by Mapping Them

  • Forests
  • peatlands
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Indonesia
  • maps
Peat swamp forest in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia
  • Forests
  • peatlands
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Indonesia
  • maps
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PODCAST: Indonesia's Million-Dollar Peat Prize with Frances Seymour

  • peatlands
  • podcasts
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
  • palm oil
Orangutan mother and child in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.
  • peatlands
  • podcasts
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
  • palm oil
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President Trump’s Global Gag Rule Expansion Threatens Environmental Outcomes

  • the trump administration
  • environmental democracy
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • public participation
Women at maternal and child health training
  • the trump administration
  • environmental democracy
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • public participation

President Trump’s First Week: Is Environmental Democracy in Jeopardy?

  • environmental protection agency
  • the trump administration
  • climate science
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • transparency
Protest sign from the Women’s March in Washington, D.C
  • environmental protection agency
  • the trump administration
  • climate science
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • transparency
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The Future of Open Government

  • open government partnership
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
Open Government Partnership Global Summit in Paris, France.
  • open government partnership
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
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From Paris Agreement to Paris Declaration: Open Government’s Climate Action Role

  • open government partnership
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • transparency
Young girl walks across a makeshift bridge in Pakistan
  • open government partnership
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • transparency
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Using Open Government for Climate Action

  • Climate
  • accountability
  • National Climate Action
  • open government partnership
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • climate change
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • international climate policy
  • public participation
  • transparency
  • UNFCCC
Meeting on climate change in Burkina Faso
  • Climate
  • accountability
  • National Climate Action
  • open government partnership
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • climate change
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • international climate policy
  • public participation
  • transparency
  • UNFCCC
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Destruction of Tropical Peatland Is an Overlooked Source of Emissions

  • peatlands
  • deforestation
  • degraded lands
  • agriculture
  • Indonesia
  • maps
  • palm oil
Peat drainage canals
  • peatlands
  • deforestation
  • degraded lands
  • agriculture
  • Indonesia
  • maps
  • palm oil

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