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For Rural Communities, Protecting Land Is a Better Investment than Deforestation

  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • Indonesia
  • south america
  • sustainable agriculture
In India's Narmada District, legal recognition of communities' land rights have enabled villages to invest in sustainable, more productive land management. Photo by...
  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • Indonesia
  • south america
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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
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  • development
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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
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  • sustainable cities
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busy street from Charminar
  • Cities
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • urban policy
  • health
  • health and road safety
  • India
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  • 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
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  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
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PODCAST: Why Securing Land Rights for Indigenous People Can Accelerate Sustainable Development

  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 10
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • south america
  • sustainable development goals
Small forestry in the Peruvian Amazon.
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  • Asia
  • Africa
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
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Restoring the Peruvian Amazon, One of the Most Ecologically Valuable Forests in the World

  • deforestation
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • Latin America
  • south america
River guide on the Peruvian Amazon.
  • deforestation
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • Latin America
  • south america
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Transformaciones Urbanas: En Medellín el Metrocable conecta la ciudad de diversas maneras

  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • south america
  • transportation
Metrocable en el centro de Medellín
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • south america
  • transportation
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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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Indigenous Communities Fend Off Invaders in the Peruvian Amazon

  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • indigenous people
  • south america
Settlement seen from the Ucayali River in Peru.
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • indigenous people
  • south america

Forest Loss Pushes Far Beyond Plantation Boundaries in South America, Africa

  • tree cover loss
  • deforestation
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • maps
  • palm oil
  • south america
Orangutans at Camp Leakey, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia
  • tree cover loss
  • deforestation
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • maps
  • palm oil
  • south america

A Tale of 3 Countries: Water Risks to Global Shale Development

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • China
  • shale gas
  • south america
  • United Kingdom
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Shale gas drilling site in Pennsylvania. Photo Credit: Nicholas Tonelli/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • China
  • shale gas
  • south america
  • United Kingdom
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
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5 Overlooked Deforestation Hotspots

  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • Africa
  • Canada
  • global forest watch
  • palm oil
  • south america
  • United States
Marahoué National Park in the Ivory Coast has lost 93% of its forest cover between 2002 and 2008. Photo credit: jbdodane, Flickr 2013
  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • Africa
  • Canada
  • global forest watch
  • palm oil
  • south america
  • United States

Cities in Focus | Mexico City Metrobús

  • transportation
  • emissions
  • Cities
  • south america
  • Mexico
  • transportation
  • emissions
  • Cities
  • south america
  • Mexico
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Science Reinforces Human Role as Climate Change Impacts Accelerate

  • ecosystem services
  • Australia
  • Asia
  • adaptation
  • Africa
  • climate change
  • Europe
  • regulation
  • south america
  • ecosystem services
  • Australia
  • Asia
  • adaptation
  • Africa
  • climate change
  • Europe
  • regulation
  • south america

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