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We Lost a Football Pitch of Primary Rainforest Every 6 Seconds in 2019

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • mapping
Large logs sit on a truck bed in a forest concession in Ghana.
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • mapping
News

RELEASE: WRI and Cargill Partner on Tools and Best Practices to Advance Sustainable Agriculture

  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • global forest watch
  • agriculture
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • global forest watch
  • agriculture
Insights

Collective Action at the Crossroads: What to Watch in 2020

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
renewable energy
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
Technical Perspectives

INSIDER: Green Infrastructure Can Save Water Suppliers Money. Now You Can Estimate How Much.

  • Freshwater
  • Economics
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • water pollution
Riverside trees in Atlanta's 4th Ward Park. Flickr/DeepRoot
  • Freshwater
  • Economics
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • water pollution
Insights

Congo Basin Deforestation Threatens Food and Water Supplies Throughout Africa

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
Women model the handmade baskets they use every day in Malolo 2, Republic of Congo.
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
Insights

A New Tool Can Help Root Out Deforestation from Complex Supply Chains

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • mapping
Oil palm
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • mapping
Outcomes

Forest Resilience Bond Helps Reduce Wildfire Risk in California

  • Freshwater
  • Top Outcome: 2018
US Forest Service, partners and local community members visit a restoration site in the North Yuba River Watershed in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains. Photo by Leah Schleifer/WRI
  • Freshwater
  • Top Outcome: 2018
Insights
jungle forest trees
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
Insights

Debunking Myths: 5 Things to Know About Green Infrastructure

  • Freshwater
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Lands
green infrastructure
  • Freshwater
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Lands

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
Learning about forest resilience with rangers. Photo: Leah Schleifer
  • Finance
  • fires
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Lands
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
Insights
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Forests
Insights

Forests and Wetlands Are Water Infrastructure. New Green Bond Helps Finance Their Protection

  • Freshwater
  • green bonds
  • infrastructure
  • Climate Resilience
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
Forest watershed
  • Freshwater
  • green bonds
  • infrastructure
  • Climate Resilience
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality

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

  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • restoration
  • water risk
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • restoration
  • water risk
Insights

3 Ways Forests Can Solve the World's Water Crises

  • Freshwater
  • Forests
Forest upstream of Portland, OR.
  • Freshwater
  • Forests
Insights

Forests Will Protect Brazil, but Only If Brazil Protects Them

  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • natural infrastructure
Sede do Projeto Conservador das Aguas in Brazil
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • natural infrastructure
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset