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The Changing Landscape of Forest Management

  • Forests
  • Equity & Governance
  • Food
  • commodities
  • agriculture
While palm oil can be produced sustainably, its production is currently a major driver of deforestation. Photo credit: International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Flickr 2012
  • Forests
  • Equity & Governance
  • Food
  • commodities
  • agriculture

5 Overlooked Deforestation Hotspots

  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • commodities
Marahoué National Park in the Ivory Coast has lost 93% of its forest cover between 2002 and 2008. Photo credit: jbdodane, Flickr 2013
  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • commodities
More than 70 percent of Samarinda's land is allocated to mining concessions. Photo credit: CIFOR, Flickr 2009
  • environmental democracy

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

FORMA: A Near-Real Time Alert System for Tropical Forest Loss

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
The FORMA team, which started at the Center for Global Development and moved to the Data Lab at the World Resources Institute, was inspired by the DETER and SAD forest monitoring systems covering the Brazilian Amazon. Photo Credit: CIFOR, Flickr 2011
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
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Watching for Signs of Climate Action in the State of the Union Address

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • climate science
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • U.S. policy
  • GHG emissions
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
Seven months have passed since President Obama announced the national Climate Action Plan. Photo credit: Steve Jurvetson, Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • climate science
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • U.S. policy
  • GHG emissions
  • power plants
  • renewable energy

Looking Back on 15 Years of Greenhouse Gas Accounting

  • Climate
  • GHG Protocol
Through a combination of renewable energy purchases, development of renewable energy installations, and enhancements to its server systems, Intel managed to reduce its emissions by 60 percent below 2007 levels by the end of 2012. | Photo credit: Wikimedia, 2006
  • Climate
  • GHG Protocol
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The Trillion Dollar Question

New Map Documents Natural Resource Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa

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

Rights to Resources Interactive Map

  • mapping
  • land rights
  • natural resources
  • mapping
  • land rights
  • natural resources
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Forest Fires, Water Security, and China’s Sustainability Challenges: WRI’s 11 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2013

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Finance
New analysis reveals that 37 countries face extremely high levels of water stress, including Qatar (shown here). Photo credit: Neil Palmer/ CIAT
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Finance
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5 Things We Learned in 2013 that Could Move the Needle on Sustainability

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Finance
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • deforestation
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • water risk
New research shows that the world loses 50 soccer fields' of forest every minute of every day. Photo credit: Daniel Murdiyarso, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Finance
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • deforestation
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • water risk
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WRI’s Top Outcomes of 2013

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • food security
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • water risk
WRI measures its success through positive, on-the-ground change. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • food security
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • water risk
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India’s Watershed Development Boosts Food Security, Improves Livelihoods

  • Food
  • Freshwater
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • food security
  • low carbon development
  • water risk
India has long-battled its water scarcity issues throughout an approach called watershed development. Photo credit: M. DeFreese/CIMMYT
  • Food
  • Freshwater
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • food security
  • low carbon development
  • water risk