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7 Stories to Watch in 2014

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • U.S. policy
As host of the 2014 World Cup, all eyes will be on Brazil's cities to see how they deal with their sustainability challenges and opportunities. Photo credit: Crystal Davis, WRI
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • U.S. policy
Insights

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
Insights

The Global Food Challenge Explained in 18 Graphics

  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
A farmer walks her cow through paddies in Bangladesh. Photo credit: jankie, Flickr
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security

New Report Offers Menu of Solutions to Close the Global Food Gap

  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • restoration
Insights

3 Things To Think About Before Buying Your Thanksgiving Turkey

  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
Nearly one-quarter of all food (measured by calorie) produced for people globally is lost due to spoilage or waste. Photo credit: pulaw, Flickr
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
Insights

How Much Are Ecosystems Really Worth?

  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Economics
  • natural infrastructure
Women in Indonesia's teak forest harvest ground nuts. Photo credit: Murdani Usman, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Economics
  • natural infrastructure
Insights

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

  • Freshwater
  • 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
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • water risk
Data

Dataset: Agricultural Exposure to Water Stress

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

Portion of Agricultural Production Under High or Extremely High Stress

  • Freshwater
  • water risk
  • agriculture
  • commodities
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
  • agriculture
  • commodities
Data

Agricultural Exposure to Water Stress

  • Freshwater
  • water risk
  • agriculture
  • commodities
  • mapping
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
  • agriculture
  • commodities
  • mapping
Insights

New Protocol Will Take a Bite Out of Global Food Loss and Waste

  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
According to WRI research, one out of four food calories produced ultimately not consumed. Photo credit: Koshy Koshy, Flickr
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security

RELEASE: New Effort Launched to Measure and Monitor Global Food Loss and Waste

  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
Insights
Perkebunan sawit dekat  Bengkulu, Sumatra. Photo: WRI/ James Anderson
  • Forests
  • restoration
  • commodities
Insights

Farmer Innovation: Improving Africa’s Food Security through Land and Water Management

  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Food
  • food security
Yacouba Sawadogo, a farmer, digs planting pits to restore degraded land. Photo credit: Chris Reij, WRI
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Food
  • food security

Global Efforts to Tackle Poverty and Climate Change Must Come Together

  • Climate
  • Food
  • climate change
  • Equity & Governance
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • United Nations
This week, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon will address two of the most pressing challenges of our time: poverty and climate change. Photo credit: M. DeFreese/CIMMYT
  • Climate
  • Food
  • climate change
  • Equity & Governance
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • United Nations