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The Upstream Battle to Protect Drinking Water in North Carolina

  • Water
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
A small lake with trees in the background in North Carolina's Triangle region
  • Water
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
Insights
Learning about forest resilience with rangers. Photo: Leah Schleifer
  • Finance
  • fires
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • Water
Firefighter in Arizona.
  • fires
  • restoration
  • Water

When Improving America’s Infrastructure, Don’t Forget Forests

  • Water
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Watershed
  • Water
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • water risk

U.S. Cities Go to the Source to Protect Drinking Water

  • Water
  • U.S. policy
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
Many communities in the U.S. West depend on such sources for drinking water. Photo by Kara DiFrancesco.
  • Water
  • U.S. policy
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure

RELEASE: Cargill, WRI Partner to Monitor and Manage Deforestation and Water Risk Across Supply Chains

  • Water
  • forest monitoring
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • water risk
  • Water
  • forest monitoring
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • water risk
Insights

6 Stories to Watch in 2015: Global Climate Deal, Sustainable Development Goals, Rising Water Risks and More

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch
Andrew Steer presented 2015's Stories to Watch before a packed house at the Press Club in Washington, D.C. Photo by Bill Dugan/WRI
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch

Natural Infrastructure

Need Clean Water? Invest in Nature

  • Water
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
 Incorporating strategically secured networks of forests can complement existing “built” infrastructure, reduce water-management costs, and effectively secure clean drinking water. Photo credit: Christopher Schoenbohm, Flickr
  • Water
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure

6 Top Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2013

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Business
  • climate change
  • renewable energy
  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. policy
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Business
  • climate change
  • renewable energy
  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. policy

Forests for Water

Watersheds of the Southern United States

  • natural infrastructure
  • Forests
  • Water
  • wetlands
  • Water Quality
  • natural infrastructure
  • Forests
  • Water
  • wetlands
  • Water Quality

Forests and Water: Green Infrastructure Can Be Less Expensive Than Gray Infrastructure

  • natural infrastructure
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Water Quality
  • wetlands
  • natural infrastructure
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Water Quality
  • wetlands

Keeping Forest as Forest