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How Forests Near and Far Benefit People in Cities

  • Water
  • Cities
  • Water Quality
  • Water Security
  • health
  • Climate
  • biodiversity
urban forest
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Water Quality
  • Water Security
  • health
  • Climate
  • biodiversity
Research

Better Forests, Better Cities

Cityscape behind lush forest.
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As Cities Grow Across Africa, They Must Plan for Water Security

  • Water Security
  • Water
  • water risk
  • climate finance
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
Water insecurity in African cities
  • Water Security
  • Water
  • water risk
  • climate finance
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
Insights

How Forests Near or Far Can Protect Water for Cities

  • Water
  • Water Security
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • water pollution
A view of Hong Kong from the edge of a forest.
  • Water
  • Water Security
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • water pollution

What Chile’s Protests Reveal About the Country’s Transport Inequalities

  • Urban Mobility
  • human rights
  • transportation
Chile protests
  • Urban Mobility
  • human rights
  • transportation
Initiatives
Aerial view of Dar es Salaam after flooding.
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PODCAST: How Chennai's Water Got to Day Zero

  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • Water Security
  • Cities
The waterfront in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • Water Security
  • Cities
Insights

How Does a Flood-prone City Run Out of Water? Inside Chennai’s “Day Zero” Crisis

  • Water
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • Water Security
  • Urban Development
  • water risk
Chennai
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • Water Security
  • Urban Development
  • water risk
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Urban Transformations: In Durban, Informal Workers Design Marketplaces Instead of Getting Displaced by Them

  • Urban Transformations
  • Cities
  • human rights
  • Urban Development
Warwick Junction
  • Urban Transformations
  • Cities
  • human rights
  • Urban Development
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Urban Transformations: In Tanzania’s Capital, Safer Children Mean Better Neighborhoods

  • Urban Transformations
  • road safety
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • health
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety
Children in Dar es Salaam
  • Urban Transformations
  • road safety
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • health
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety
Insights

Urban Transformations: In Pune, India, Waste Pickers Go from Trash to Treasure

  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • waste
  • human rights
  • poverty
Members of a waste-pickers cooperative push collection carts along the streets of Pune, India
  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • waste
  • human rights
  • poverty
News

RELEASE: Global Leaders Call for Urgent Acceleration of Climate Adaptation Solutions

  • adaptation finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Finance
  • climate impacts
  • renewable energy
  • Urban Development
  • adaptation finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Finance
  • climate impacts
  • renewable energy
  • Urban Development
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Help for São Paulo’s Complex Water Woes: Protect and Restore Forests

  • Forests
  • Water
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • Cities
  • restoration
The Atibainha reservoir in Cantareira System in São Paulo during drought.
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • Cities
  • restoration
Slum in Bangkok,
  • Buildings
  • Cities
  • human rights
  • poverty
Insights
Housing along the canals in Bangkok.
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • Urban Development
Insights

Sustainable Transport: Building Equitable and Low-Carbon Cities

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Urban Mobility
  • COP21
  • public transit
  • human rights
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
BRT and bike lane
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Urban Mobility
  • COP21
  • public transit
  • human rights
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety