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Protect Wildlife, Save Oceans and Reduce Civic Unrest—With Data

  • Ocean
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • data
  • environmental democracy
  • low carbon development
Global Fishing Watch uses satellite data to track fishing vessels around the world in near-real time. Image by Global Fishing Watch
  • Ocean
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • data
  • environmental democracy
  • low carbon development

WRI Calls SDGs "A Bold New Agenda For International Development"

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • United Nations
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • United Nations
Insights
Forest fire in Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. Photo by CIFOR/Flickr.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • fires
  • mapping
Insights

How Ethiopia Went from Famine Crisis to Green Revolution

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • poverty
Ethiopia is now greener than it has been in the last 145 years. Photo by Chris Reij/WRI
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • poverty
Insights

Indonesia’s Forest Fires Reignite, Threatening Protected Areas and Peatlands

  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • fires
  • mapping
  • commodities
Fires are again burning in Indonesia's forests. Photo by Rini Sulaiman/ Norwegian Embassy for Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • fires
  • mapping
  • commodities

Zooming In: “Sustainable” Cocoa Producer Destroys Pristine Forest in Peru

  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • mapping
Land cleared to make way for United Cacao’s 2,000 hectare (5,000 acre) plantation.  Photo by Mongabay
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • mapping
Insights

Getting It Right: A New Global Model to Tackle Poverty and Climate Change

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Finance
  • climate policy
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals
  • COP21
Photo Credit: U.S. Mission to the United Nations at Rome
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Finance
  • climate policy
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals
  • COP21
Insights

Satellite Data Reveals State of the World’s Mangrove Forests

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping

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

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • 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
  • Freshwater
  • 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

So What Did We Learn in 2014?

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
2014 shifted the needle toward a more sustainable future. Photo by David Drodge/The Pembina Institute
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business

WRI’s Top Outcomes of 2014

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
During "Raaghiri Days" in Indian cities, streets are closed to cars to encourage walking and biking. Photo by Carol Mitchell/Flickr
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
Insights

New Technology Can Help Ensure that Protected Areas Stay Protected

  • data
  • deforestation
  • mapping
The world has more than 177,000 protected areas, all of which require proper management to prevent harmful and illegal activities. Photo credit: Garrett Ziegler, Flickr
  • data
  • deforestation
  • mapping

Três Mapas que Ajudam a Explicar a Crise da Água em São Paulo, Brasil

  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • deforestation
  • drought
  • global forest watch
  • water risk
São Paulo, Brasil. Fonte: Fernando Stankuns/Flickr
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • deforestation
  • drought
  • global forest watch
  • water risk

3 Maps Help Explain São Paulo, Brazil’s Water Crisis

  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • deforestation
  • drought
  • water risk
São Paulo, Brazil and neighboring states are experiencing the worst drought to hit the region in the past 80 years. Photo credit: Fernando Stankuns, Flickr
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • deforestation
  • drought
  • water risk

STATEMENT: Global Forest Watch Wins UN Big Data Climate Challenge Prize

  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • data
  • deforestation
  • mapping
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • data
  • deforestation
  • mapping
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset