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Improving Water Security Helps Reduce the Gender Gap in Mexico City

  • Forests
  • Gender
  • drought
  • infrastructure
  • water risk
A woman selling snacks from a cart in the middle of a busy plaza in Mexico City.
  • Forests
  • Gender
  • drought
  • infrastructure
  • water risk

RELEASE: New Study Reveals Mining in the Amazon Threatens 20% of Indigenous Lands

  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • indigenous people
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • indigenous people
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • indigenous people
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4 Ways Farmers Can Adapt to Climate Change and Generate Income

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Climate Resilience
  • agriculture
  • restoration
Farmers working on an integrated system in a farm in Paraiba Valley, Sao Paulo. The system combines crops (a native species similar to potato and corn) with palm trees. Photo by Bruno Calixto/WRI Brasil
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Climate Resilience
  • agriculture
  • restoration

In a Small Amazonian Community, Agroforestry Takes Off

  • Forests
  • restoration
  • Gender
Planting native trees in Juruti. Joana Oliveira/WRI Brasil
  • Forests
  • restoration
  • Gender
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For Rural Communities, Protecting Land Is a Better Investment than Deforestation

  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • indigenous people
  • 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
  • indigenous people
  • agriculture
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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
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INFOGRAPHIC: Experience the Unequal Ways Communities and Companies Get Land Rights

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights

As Indigenous Groups Wait Decades for Land Titles, Companies Are Acquiring Their Territories

  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • natural resources
  • commodities
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  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • natural resources
  • commodities

RELEASE: New LandMark Data Measure Impacts of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities on Forests and Climate

  • Forests
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • Forests
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
Cows in the Paraguayan Chaco. Flickr/Arcadius.
  • Forests
  • indigenous people
  • land rights

Land Ruling Threatens Brazil’s Indigenous Peoples and Climate Commitments

  • Forests
  • National Climate Action
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
view of Chapada Diamantina in Brazil
  • Forests
  • National Climate Action
  • indigenous people
  • land rights

Brazil’s Proposed Environmental Laws Would Weaken Indigenous Rights, Forfeit Billions in Economic Benefits

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
Yudja man in Amazon forest
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
Aerial shot of forest and agricultural landscapes in Brazil
  • Forests
  • deforestation

Why Invest in Indigenous Lands?

  • Climate
  • deforestation
  • natural infrastructure
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • Forests
  • indigenous people
  • Climate
  • deforestation
  • natural infrastructure
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • Forests
  • indigenous people

Peru’s Illegal “Ghost Trees”: What U.S. Buyers Need to Know

  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • illegal logging
While not a new problem, the scale and pervasiveness of timber laundering in Peru is astounding.  Photo by CIFOR/Flickr.
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • illegal logging