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How to Build a Circular Economy

  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • waste
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • 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
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • Business
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • natural resources
  • Climate
  • Food Loss and Waste
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4 Investments to Secure Ocean Health and Wealth

  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • fisheries
  • Food
  • Ocean
  • restoration
A small fishing boat in the ocean.
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • fisheries
  • Food
  • Ocean
  • restoration
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Collective Action at the Crossroads: What to Watch in 2020

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
renewable energy
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
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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
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • water risk
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Making Food Production and Land Use More Sustainable Could Yield $2.3 Trillion in Economic Benefits

  • Food
  • Economics
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • health
  • restoration
Harvesting oil palm in Indonesia.
  • Food
  • Economics
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • health
  • restoration
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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
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
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By the Numbers: The Business Case for Reducing Food Loss and Waste

  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • Economics
  • agriculture
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • sustainable development goals
Recycled bread rolls
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • Economics
  • agriculture
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • sustainable development goals
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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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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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3 Steps for Tackling Food Loss and Waste

  • Economics
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
Wasted vegetables and fruits of a hypermarket from one or two days.
  • Economics
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
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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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How Ethiopia Went from Famine Crisis to Green Revolution

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • poverty
Ethiopia is now greener than it has been in the last 145 years. Photo by Chris Reij/WRI
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • poverty
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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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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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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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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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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
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • Business
  • Finance

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