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5 Ways to Put Food on a Water Diet

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • water
  • water stress
African woman watering garden
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • water
  • water stress
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Revaluing Ecosystems

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“Revaluing” Ecosystems to Include Nature’s Value on Balance Sheets

  • Forests
  • Water
  • ecosystem valuation
  • ecosystem services
  • Business
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
While oceans support lucrative fisheries, these benefits are rarely accounted for in ledgers. Photo by Pedro Ramirez Jr./U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Forests
  • Water
  • ecosystem valuation
  • ecosystem services
  • Business
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
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High Water Stress Jeopardizes One-Third of World’s Corn Crop

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • Food
  • food security
  • United States
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Water limits to corn production are likely to be exacerbated as climate change alters global precipitation patterns. Photo Credit: Jane/Flickr
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • Food
  • food security
  • United States
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
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Making Economic Valuation Count for Coastal Ecosystems in the Caribbean

  • Water
  • coral reefs
  • coastal ecosystems
  • ecosystem services
  • Economics
  • economic valuation
  • caribbean
  • fisheries
  • Food
  • oceans
  • water
People and economies across the Caribbean are dependent on coastal ecosystems—including coral reefs, mangroves, and beaches. These ecosystems provide critical habitat to commercial fisheries, attract tourists from around the world, and protect coastal communities and infrastructure. Photo Credit: Katina Rogers
  • Water
  • coral reefs
  • coastal ecosystems
  • ecosystem services
  • Economics
  • economic valuation
  • caribbean
  • fisheries
  • Food
  • oceans
  • water
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How Much Are Ecosystems Really Worth?

  • Forests
  • Water
  • economic valuation
  • ecosystem services
Women in Indonesia's teak forest harvest ground nuts. Photo credit: Murdani Usman, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
  • Forests
  • Water
  • economic valuation
  • ecosystem services
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One-Quarter of World’s Agriculture Grows in Highly Water-Stressed Areas

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • water
  • water risk
New WRI analysis shows that 57 percent of the world's cotton is grown in water-stressed areas. Photo credit: Stephen Morton, Flickr
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • water
  • water risk
Data

Dataset: Agricultural Exposure to Water Stress

  • Water
  • water
  • water risk
  • commodities
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • Aqueduct
  • Water
  • water
  • water risk
  • commodities
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • Aqueduct
Data

Portion of Agricultural Production Under High or Extremely High Stress

  • Water
  • water risk
  • agriculture
  • commodities
  • Water
  • water risk
  • agriculture
  • commodities
Data

Agricultural Exposure to Water Stress

  • Water
  • water
  • water risk
  • agriculture
  • commodities
  • maps
  • Water
  • water
  • water risk
  • agriculture
  • commodities
  • maps
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4 Grand Challenges to Energy, Food, and Water

  • Forests
  • Water
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • food security
  • governance
  • natural resources
  • sustainable development
  • water
  • Forests
  • Water
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • food security
  • governance
  • natural resources
  • sustainable development
  • water
  • Water
  • coral reefs
  • economic valuation
Research

Belize's Coastal Capital

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