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From Ethiopia’s Highlands to India’s Villages, How Faith Organizations Are Restoring the World’s Forests

  • Forests
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Equity
A small white church with a cross on top is perched on a steep mountainside encircled by trees.
  • Forests
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Equity

Ending Deforestation in the Amazon Can Grow Brazil’s GDP — But That’s Not the Only Reason to Do It

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Climate
Silhouette of a man standing in a river surrounded by trees in the Amazon rainforest.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Climate
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5 actions pour garantir que la foresterie communautaire marche en République du Congo

  • forest monitoring
  • Forests
  • forest products
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
Sunset over the Sangha River in Bomassa, Republic of Congo.
  • forest monitoring
  • Forests
  • forest products
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
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5 Actions to Ensure Community Forestry Works in the Republic of Congo

  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • forest products
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
Sunset over the Sangha River in Bomassa, Republic of Congo.
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • forest products
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance

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

3 Benefits of Women’s Collective Land Rights

  • Gender
  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • land rights
  • human rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
An all-women community forest user group in Nepal.
  • Gender
  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • land rights
  • human rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities

4 Ways Indigenous and Community Lands Help Fight Climate Change

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • land rights
  • COP26
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • land rights
  • COP26
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance

5 Lessons for Securing Women’s Collective Land Rights

  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Community forest
  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities

China Can Save Forests While Strengthening Its Economic Resilience

  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
Bolivian soy plantation
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
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Building Equitable Economies by Restoring Landscapes in India

  • Economics
  • Forests
  • restoration
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
Two people standing in a field at the edge of a mountain.
  • Economics
  • Forests
  • restoration
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
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10 Big Changes for Forests Over the Last Decade

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • restoration
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • restoration
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities

In a Small Amazonian Community, Agroforestry Takes Off

  • Forests
  • restoration
  • Gender
Planting native trees in Juruti. Joana Oliveira/WRI Brasil
  • Forests
  • restoration
  • Gender

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

  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • agriculture
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
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
  • agriculture
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities

The IPCC Calls for Securing Community Land Rights to Fight Climate Change

  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • restoration
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Women of Peru's Awajun Native Community of Shampuyacu
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • restoration
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
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Goldman Prize Winner Alfred Brownell Stopped Palm Oil Companies from Destroying Liberian Forests

  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • environmental justice
  • land rights
  • low carbon development
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Alfred Brownell on a street in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • environmental justice
  • land rights
  • low carbon development
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset