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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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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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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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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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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
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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
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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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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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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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What Indonesia Doesn’t Know About Peatlands Could Undermine its Climate Goals

  • peatlands
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
  • maps
  • wetlands
Peat swamp forests of the Katingan Peatland Reserve in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.
  • peatlands
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
  • maps
  • wetlands
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Indonesia’s Forest Fires Reignite, Threatening Protected Areas and Peatlands

  • peatlands
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
  • indonesia forest fires
  • maps
  • palm oil
Fires are again burning in Indonesia's forests. Photo by Rini Sulaiman/ Norwegian Embassy for Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
  • peatlands
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
  • indonesia forest fires
  • maps
  • palm oil

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