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How to Build a Circular Economy

  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • waste
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • natural resources
  • Climate
  • Food Loss and Waste
Two recycling facility workers next to bales of aluminum cans. Photo by Aaron Minnick | WRI.
  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • waste
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • natural resources
  • Climate
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Water Could Limit Our Ability to Feed the World. These 9 Graphics Explain Why

  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • Water
  • water risk
Conventional sprinkler irrigation
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • Water
  • water risk
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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 risk
African woman watering garden
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • agriculture
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  • Food Loss and Waste
  • water risk
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Bad Air to Better Oceans: 6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2018

  • Equity
  • Finance
  • Ocean
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • stories to watch
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • Ocean
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • stories to watch
  • Air Quality
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  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • UNFCCC
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News

RELEASE: WRI offers new approach to help move billions to more sustainable diets

  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • land use
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • GHG emissions
  • natural resources
  • Water
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • land use
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • GHG emissions
  • natural resources
  • Water
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“Revaluing” Ecosystems to Include Nature’s Value on Balance Sheets

  • Forests
  • Water
  • Economics
  • natural infrastructure
  • Business
  • 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
  • Economics
  • natural infrastructure
  • Business
  • natural resources
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High Water Stress Jeopardizes One-Third of World’s Corn Crop

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • Food
  • food security
  • water risk
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
  • water risk
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5 Things We Learned in 2013 that Could Move the Needle on Sustainability

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Equity
  • 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
  • Water
  • Equity
  • 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
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • 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
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • Business
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • food security
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • water risk
Research

Watershed Development in India

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One-Quarter of World’s Agriculture Grows in Highly Water-Stressed Areas

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • 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 risk
Data

Dataset: Agricultural Exposure to Water Stress

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

10 Ways to Cut Global Food Loss and Waste

  • creating a sustainable food future
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • natural resources
  • low carbon development
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • natural resources
  • low carbon development
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By the Numbers: Reducing Food Loss and Waste

  • creating a sustainable food future
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • natural resources
  • low carbon development
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • natural resources
  • low carbon development
Research
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The Great Balancing Act: 3 Needs for a Sustainable Food Future

  • Forests
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • Gender
  • natural resources
  • low carbon development
  • world resources report
  • Forests
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • Gender
  • natural resources
  • low carbon development
  • world resources report

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