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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
Insights

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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Goldman Prize Winner Alfred Brownell Stopped Palm Oil Companies from Destroying Liberian Forests

  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • low carbon development
Alfred Brownell on a street in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • low carbon development
Insights

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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  • land use
  • commodities
  • Forests
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
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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
Shipibo-Konibo
  • 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
Insights

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

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

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