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For Indigenous Peoples, Losing Land Can Mean Losing Lives

  • human rights
  • land rights
  • poverty
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
Children in Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • poverty
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
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Forest Watcher Brings Data Straight to Environmental Defenders

  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • Equity & Governance
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Rangers checking Forest Watcher. Photo by Lilian Pintea
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • Equity & Governance
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
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Careers at WRI

  • Forests
  • Food
  • Freshwater
  • Ocean
  • Business
  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • Food
  • Freshwater
  • Ocean
  • Business
  • Equity & Governance

3 Ways to Tackle the Global Problem of Insecure Land Rights

  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • natural resources
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
When land rights are weak, indigenous peoples can lose access to critical resources like forests. Photo by rbairdpccam/Flickr
  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • natural resources
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
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COP20 Lays the Groundwork for Paris Climate Pact: 7 Key Developments

  • Finance
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • COP20
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • Equity & Governance
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC
Participants at December 2014 international climate conference in Lima
  • Finance
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • COP20
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • Equity & Governance
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC
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4 Ways GIS Mapping Can Empower Forest Communities in Indonesia

  • Equity & Governance
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • fires
Our trainings in Indonesia revealed four clear benefits of GIS mapping. Photo Credit: WRI
  • Equity & Governance
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • fires

Cultivating Accountability in REDD+

  • Equity & Governance
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • deforestation
While the struggle to protect the Tripa peat forest will likely continue, the story illustrates a positive message for Indonesia’s forests. Photo credit: CIFOR/Flickr
  • Equity & Governance
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • deforestation
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Global Forest Watch | Monitoring Forests in Near Real Time

  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Forests
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Forests
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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

4 Reasons Assessing Governance Matters for Forests and People

  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
Conducting an analysis of governance strengths and weaknesses can be a critical first step towards advancing forest governance reforms. Photo Credit: World Bank, Flickr
  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
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Broken Promises

Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset