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Climate Benefits of Iconic Protected Forests Are Under Threat

  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • greenhouse gases
Man looks over river and World Heritage forest.
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • greenhouse gases
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
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Cities Are Surprising Leaders in Forest Conservation

  • Cities
  • deforestation
  • conservation
  • restoration
A large forest reaching the edge of Campinas, a city in Brazil.
  • Cities
  • deforestation
  • conservation
  • restoration
News

RELEASE: More than 50 Mayors Call on Governments and Companies to Conserve Forests

  • Cities
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
Initiatives

Systems Change Lab

Person in crowd holding sign that reads "SYSTEM CHANGE NOT CLIMATE CHANGE" with Earth image on cardboard sign
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Green Space: An Underestimated Tool to Create More Equal Cities

  • Climate Resilience
  • Forests
  • coronavirus
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • natural infrastructure
  • Urban Development
People walking through a park.
  • Climate Resilience
  • Forests
  • coronavirus
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • natural infrastructure
  • Urban Development
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How Forests Near or Far Can Protect Water for Cities

  • Water
  • Water Security
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • water pollution
A view of Hong Kong from the edge of a forest.
  • Water
  • Water Security
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • water pollution
Rendering of the proposed Brooklyn Bridge Forest
  • Cities
  • Forests
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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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Urban trees in Baltimore’s Mount Vernon neighborhood
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
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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
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7 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2019

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • U.S. Climate
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Business
  • biking
  • circular economy
  • stories to watch
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
California wildfire
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • U.S. Climate
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Business
  • biking
  • circular economy
  • stories to watch
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
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Help for São Paulo’s Complex Water Woes: Protect and Restore Forests

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

Cities4Forests

Cities4Forests supports cities around the globe to recognize their interdependence with the world’s forests and use their political, economic and cultural power to protect and manage those forests for human well-being.

RELEASE: WRI Africa Opens with a Focus on Forests, Cities, and Water

  • Water
  • Cities
  • restoration
  • water risk
  • Water
  • Cities
  • restoration
  • 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
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
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Of Venomous Toads and Precious Jewels -- Farewell 2017!

  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • climate science
  • climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • Business
Cane toad
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • climate science
  • climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • Business

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