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127 Countries Now Regulate Plastic Bags. Why Aren't We Seeing Less Pollution?

  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Ocean
  • pollution
  • Water
plastic bag pollution
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Ocean
  • pollution
  • Water
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Women Are the Secret Weapon for Better Water Management

  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • Water Security
  • Gender
  • water risk
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • Water Security
  • Gender
  • water risk
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Woman drawing water from the Ciujung river
  • Equity
  • Indonesia
  • Water
News
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • pollution
  • Water
Insights
woman in African village
  • Water
  • Gender
  • water risk
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How Do You Know if Adaptation Is Working? Lessons from Kumbharwadi, India

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • Economics
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • Water
Field in Trimbak, Maharashtra, India
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • Economics
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • Water
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3 Reasons Property Rights Are Essential for Healthy Ecosystems

  • Water
  • conservation
  • land rights
Filipino farmers plowing rice field with carabao
  • Water
  • conservation
  • land rights
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As Clouds Head for the Poles, Time to Prepare for Food and Water Shocks

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • Energy Access
  • industry
  • water risk
  • extreme weather
Lake Michigan sunrise
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • Energy Access
  • industry
  • water risk
  • extreme weather
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Environmental Justice and Democracy Failures at the Heart of Flint’s Water Crisis

  • Equity
  • Water
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Indonesia
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Water plant in Flint, Mich.
  • Equity
  • Water
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Indonesia
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
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Protect Wildlife, Save Oceans and Reduce Civic Unrest—With Data

  • Ocean
  • Forests
  • Water
  • data
  • environmental democracy
  • low carbon development
Global Fishing Watch uses satellite data to track fishing vessels around the world in near-real time. Image by Global Fishing Watch
  • Ocean
  • Forests
  • Water
  • data
  • environmental democracy
  • low carbon development
News

WRI Calls SDGs "A Bold New Agenda For International Development"

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
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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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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
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
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So What Did We Learn in 2014?

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
2014 shifted the needle toward a more sustainable future. Photo by David Drodge/The Pembina Institute
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
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WRI’s Top Outcomes of 2014

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
During "Raaghiri Days" in Indian cities, streets are closed to cars to encourage walking and biking. Photo by Carol Mitchell/Flickr
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
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Intelligent Imagining: Scenarios to Manage Water as the Climate Changes

  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate change
A watershed in the Central American Dryland Corridor, a protected area meant to foster biodiversity and sustainable development, in Trifinio, Guatemala. Photo Credit: Paul Reig/WRI
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate change

Getting More from the U.S. Farm Conservation Water Quality Budget

  • Water
  • agriculture
  • United States
  • Water Quality
USDA provides limited voluntary financial and technical assistance to farmers who want to lessen their environmental impact. Photo Credit: Heather Dawn/Flickr
  • Water
  • agriculture
  • United States
  • Water Quality
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New Map Documents Natural Resource Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa

  • development
  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • land rights
  • Water
A farmer stands amidst a rice farm in Burundi, Africa. Photo Credit: Flickr/IRRI Images
  • development
  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • land rights
  • Water

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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