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5 Ways to Build an Equitable Ocean Economy

  • Equity
  • sustainable development goals
  • Economics
  • Business
  • Ocean
Traditional triangle-net fishing off the coast of Taiwan
  • Equity
  • sustainable development goals
  • Economics
  • Business
  • Ocean
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A New Tool Can Help Root Out Deforestation from Complex Supply Chains

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • mapping
Oil palm
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • mapping
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The Data Revolution Hasn't Yet Hit Agriculture

  • data
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • Forests
Farmer harvests wheat in Mojo, Ethiopia. Photo by Peter Lowe/CIMMYT
  • data
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • Forests
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For Small Businesses in Africa, Climate Resilience Is an Economic Opportunity

  • Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • restoration
  • Business
Herders with cattle in Tigray, Ethiopia. Mohammed Bakarr / GEF
  • Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • restoration
  • Business
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How Cocoa Farming Can Preserve Forests and Peace in Colombia

  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • low carbon development
Cocoa farmer
  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • low carbon development
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Smallholder Farmers Are Key to Making the Palm Oil Industry Sustainable

  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • commodities
Indonesian palm oil
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • commodities
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As More Companies Go “Deforestation-Free,” What Does It Mean for Heavily Forested Nations?

  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
Oil palm plantation in Gabon
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
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Bad Air to Better Oceans: 6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2018

  • Equity
  • Finance
  • Ocean
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • stories to watch
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • Ocean
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • stories to watch
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
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Growing Trees and Growing Profit: Is Your Business a “Restoration Enterprise?”

  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Forests
Worker in Better Globe Forestry’s tree nursery in Kenya
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Forests
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“Pay-As-You-Go” Solar Could Electrify Rural Africa

  • Equity
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
Tanzania solar
  • Equity
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
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For Companies Aiming for Deforestation-Free Supply Chains, 8 Traps to Avoid

  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Forests
oil palm in Sumatra, Indonesia
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Forests
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Awash in Green and Gold: The Emerging Restoration Economy in Kenya

  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • restoration
seedling in a Kenyan nursery
  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • restoration
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Save the Forests? There's Now an App for That

  • Forests
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
Oil palm plantation
  • Forests
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
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How a Shrub in Africa Made Me Want to Change the Food Industry

  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • Food Loss and Waste
Daniel Vennard (left) poses with clippings from the shrub he discovered.
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • Food Loss and Waste
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Linking Products to Places: The Initiatives Working to End Deforestation

  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • commodities
Harvesting logs in Malaysia.
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • commodities
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What Are the Environmental Costs of Valentine’s Day Flowers?

  • Forests
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • pollution
  • water risk
Roses bought for Valentine's Day.
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • pollution
  • water risk
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6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2016

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Paris Agreement
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • Green Climate Fund
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
  • stories to watch
Andrew Steer
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Paris Agreement
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • Green Climate Fund
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
  • stories to watch
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5 Reasons To Watch NYC’s Climate Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Finance
  • Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Business
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
UN headquarters in New York City (Photo credit United Nations)
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Finance
  • Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Business
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
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UNEP’s New Access to Information Policy Falls Short of True Transparency

  • Equity
  • Business
  • environmental democracy
UNEP describes itself as “the voice for the environment within the United Nations system…acting as a catalyst, advocate, educator and facilitator to promote the wise use and sustainable development of the global environment.” Photo Credit: UN/Flickr
  • Equity
  • Business
  • environmental democracy
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New analysis reveals that 37 countries face extremely high levels of water stress, including Qatar (shown here). Photo credit: Neil Palmer/ CIAT
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • Business
  • Finance

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