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3 Surprising Ways Water Depends on Healthy Forests

  • Freshwater
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Rio Urubu Trees
  • Freshwater
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
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Seeing Israeli Forests for More than Just Trees

  • fires
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
An aircraft flying over Mount Carmel
  • fires
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
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A circle of California redwoods
  • Finance
  • fires
  • restoration
  • Freshwater
  • Water Quality

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

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

A Tale of Two Watersheds

  • Freshwater
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • restoration
  • Freshwater
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • restoration
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Watersheds Lost Up to 22% of Their Forests in 14 Years. Here’s How it Affects Your Water Supply

  • Freshwater
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • water risk
On the Yangtze River at Badong, China. Photo by Bernd Thaller/Flickr.
  • Freshwater
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • water risk

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

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

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
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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
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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

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

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
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Restoration: It’s About More than Just the Trees

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • deforestation
  • food security
Agroforestry in Indonesia's Lubuk Beringin village. Photo credit: Tri Saputro, Flickr
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • deforestation
  • food security