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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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P4G Partnerships at Work: Green Logistics in China, Fighting Food Waste in Indonesia and ZEBRA Transit in Latin America

  • Climate Resilience
  • sustainable development goals
  • Sustainable Development Goal 17
Package recycling station
  • Climate Resilience
  • sustainable development goals
  • Sustainable Development Goal 17
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Mientras los grupos indígenas esperan durante décadas para los títulos de tierras, las empresas están adquiriendo sus territorios

  • 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
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In Riau, Indonesia, Women Organize for Environmental Justice

  • Forests
  • environmental justice
  • Gender
  • global forest watch
dusty road to Sungai Berbari village
  • Forests
  • environmental justice
  • Gender
  • global forest watch
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logging truck transporting timber
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
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3 Ways to Strengthen Customary Land Rights in Indonesia

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • land rights
  • commodities
Thirty percent of Indonesia’s territories have been handed over to private companies as concessions, with many of them overlapping with indigenous lands. Photo by Rainforest Action Network/Flickr.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • land rights
  • commodities
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Water for All: How to Ensure We Leave No One Behind

  • U.S. Climate
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • sustainable development goals
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
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  • U.S. Climate
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • sustainable development goals
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
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A New Way to Measure Environmental Rights Around the World

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
Shipbreaking workers in Bangladesh handle asbestos and other dangerous materials. Photo by Adam Cohn/Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals

3 Ways to Tackle the Global Problem of Insecure Land Rights

  • Equity
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • natural resources
When land rights are weak, indigenous peoples can lose access to critical resources like forests. Photo by rbairdpccam/Flickr
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • natural resources
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6 Stories to Watch in 2015: Global Climate Deal, Sustainable Development Goals, Rising Water Risks and More

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch
Andrew Steer presented 2015's Stories to Watch before a packed house at the Press Club in Washington, D.C. Photo by Bill Dugan/WRI
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • 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

Why Community Land Rights Belong in the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Equity
  • International Climate Action
  • land rights
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
The proposed Sustainable Development Goals leave out a critical component of improving rural livelihoods—securing community land rights. Photo credit: Jane Boles, Flickr
  • Equity
  • International Climate Action
  • land rights
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
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Pelatihan GIS yang kami lakukan menunjukkan empat manfaat konkrit dari pemetaan. Foto: WRI
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • fires
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Kebakaran Hutan Indonesia Membawa Lebih Banyak Asap ke Asia Tenggara

  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • fires
Kebakaran hutan di Kalimantan, Indonesia, pada September 2011. Kredit foto: Rini Sulaiman, Kedutaan Besar Norwegia untuk Center for International Forestry Research.
  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • fires

Global Efforts to Tackle Poverty and Climate Change Must Come Together

  • Climate
  • Food
  • climate change
  • Equity
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
This week, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon will address two of the most pressing challenges of our time: poverty and climate change. Photo credit: M. DeFreese/CIMMYT
  • Climate
  • Food
  • climate change
  • Equity
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations

6 Top Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2013

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Business
  • climate change
  • renewable energy
  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. policy
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Business
  • climate change
  • renewable energy
  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. policy

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