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COP20 Lays the Groundwork for Paris Climate Pact: 7 Key Developments

  • Finance
  • International Climate Action
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  • Cities
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  • restoration
  • Climate
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  • climate finance
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  • Equity & Governance
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
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  • UNFCCC
Participants at December 2014 international climate conference in Lima
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Walter Vergara on Initiative 20x20

  • Equity & Governance
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3 Maps Show Importance of Local Communities in Forest Conservation

  • Equity & Governance
  • deforestation
  • Forests
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Panama's Omar Torrijos National Park. Photo credit: Lon & Queta, Flickr
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5 Reasons To Watch NYC’s Climate Summit

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UN headquarters in New York City (Photo credit United Nations)
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New Study Reveals Weaknesses in Brazil’s Forest and Environmental Funds

  • Equity & Governance
  • climate change
  • deforestation
  • Forests
A new study evaluates government-managed funds meant to protect Brazil's Amazon rainforest. Photo credit: Neil Palmer/CIAT for Center for International Forestry Research
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Securing Rights for People and the Climate in Africa

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Way back to Lukolela  View on the way back to Lukolela, Democratic Republic of Congo.   Photo by Ollivier Girard for CIFOR   Center for International Forestry Research
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Q&A: Why Are Community Forests So Important?

  • Equity & Governance
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  • Forests
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Hundreds of millions of people across Africa, Asia, and Latin America depend on forests for their livelihoods and culture. Photo credit: Jolien Schure, CIFOR
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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
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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
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Global Forest Watch | Monitoring Forests in Near Real Time

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Forest Fires, Water Security, and China’s Sustainability Challenges: WRI’s 11 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2013

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  • Freshwater
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New analysis reveals that 37 countries face extremely high levels of water stress, including Qatar (shown here). Photo credit: Neil Palmer/ CIAT
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5 Things We Learned in 2013 that Could Move the Needle on Sustainability

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  • agriculture
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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)
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WRI’s Top Outcomes of 2013

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  • climate change
  • food security
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WRI measures its success through positive, on-the-ground change. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
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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
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset