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4 Ways Farmers Can Adapt to Climate Change and Generate Income

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Climate Resilience
  • agriculture
  • restoration
Farmers working on an integrated system in a farm in Paraiba Valley, Sao Paulo. The system combines crops (a native species similar to potato and corn) with palm trees. Photo by Bruno Calixto/WRI Brasil
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Climate Resilience
  • agriculture
  • restoration

In a Small Amazonian Community, Agroforestry Takes Off

  • Forests
  • restoration
  • Gender
Planting native trees in Juruti. Joana Oliveira/WRI Brasil
  • Forests
  • restoration
  • Gender
Insights

A Tale of Two Cities in Brazil (and the Forest that Connects Them)

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Cities
  • restoration
Salvador's city government delivers native trees to residents, as part of an effort to revitalize the surrounding Atlantic Forest. Photo by Marcelo Gandra.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Cities
  • restoration
Christ the Redeemer statue in Tijuca National park, part of Brazil's Atlantic rainforest. Photo by Chico Mendes Conservation Institute.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • restoration
River guide on the Peruvian Amazon.
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests

Restoring Rio de Janeiro’s Forests Could Save $79 Million in Water Treatment Costs

  • Freshwater
  • restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
Rio de Janeiro is surrounded by forested hills. Photo by Carlos Ortega/Flickr
  • Freshwater
  • restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
Insights

Help for São Paulo’s Complex Water Woes: Protect and Restore Forests

  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • Cities
  • restoration
The Atibainha reservoir in Cantareira System in São Paulo during drought.
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • Cities
  • restoration

In Brazil’s Drought-ravaged Caatinga Ecosystem, Small Farmers Know Best

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • restoration
The landscape of Caatinga, the semi-arid but extraordinarily biodiverse region of Brazil
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • restoration

Unpacking the Complex Relationship Between Forests and Water Supply in Latin America

  • Freshwater
  • restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
pasture in Costa Rica
  • Freshwater
  • restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
Insights

Brazil’s Fruitful Example: Açaí

  • Forests
  • restoration
açaí picker in Brazil
  • Forests
  • restoration

PODCAST: The Business Case for Planting Native Trees in Brazil

  • podcasts
  • restoration
  • Forests
Iguazu Falls in Brazil. WRI
  • podcasts
  • restoration
  • Forests

Can We Restore 350 Million Hectares by 2030?

  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • agriculture
Woman in African field
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • global forest watch

Infographic: The Economic Case for Landscape Restoration in Latin America

  • deforestation
  • Economics
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • restoration
  • deforestation
  • Economics
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • restoration

Restoring Degraded Land in Latin America Can Bring Billions in Economic Benefits

  • deforestation
  • Economics
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Forests
Forest in Brazil
  • deforestation
  • Economics
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Forests

A COP21 Surprise: Brazilian States Commit to Restore More than 3 Million Hectares of Degraded Land

  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • COP21
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • NDC
Mato Grosso forest
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • COP21
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • NDC