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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
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • water risk
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Sustainable Diets: What You Need to Know in 12 Charts

  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food
  • food security
  • Water
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  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food
  • food security
  • 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
  • United States
  • 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
  • United States
  • water risk
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Making Economic Valuation Count for Coastal Ecosystems in the Caribbean

  • Water
  • coral reefs
  • natural infrastructure
  • Economics
  • fisheries
  • Food
  • Ocean
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
  • natural infrastructure
  • Economics
  • fisheries
  • Food
  • Ocean
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Improving Food Security in the Sahel Is Difficult, but Achievable

  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • restoration
  • Water
A local farmer in Burkina Faso, Yacouba Sawadogo, innovates. Photo Credit: Chris Reij, WRI
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • restoration
  • Water
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How Much Are Ecosystems Really Worth?

  • Forests
  • Water
  • Economics
  • natural infrastructure
Women in Indonesia's teak forest harvest ground nuts. Photo credit: Murdani Usman, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Economics
  • natural infrastructure
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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
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Food and Fuel: 2 Grand Challenges Facing Us this Earth Day

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • food security
  • low carbon development
  • Water
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • food security
  • low carbon development
  • Water
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4 Grand Challenges to Energy, Food, and Water

  • Forests
  • Water
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • food security
  • natural resources
  • low carbon development
  • Forests
  • Water
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • food security
  • natural resources
  • low carbon development

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