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Climate Benefits of Iconic Protected Forests Are Under Threat

  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • greenhouse gases
Man looks over river and World Heritage forest.
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • greenhouse gases
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
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Cities Are Surprising Leaders in Forest Conservation

  • Cities
  • deforestation
  • conservation
  • restoration
A large forest reaching the edge of Campinas, a city in Brazil.
  • Cities
  • deforestation
  • conservation
  • restoration
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RELEASE: More than 50 Mayors Call on Governments and Companies to Conserve Forests

  • Cities
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
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Green Space: An Underestimated Tool to Create More Equal Cities

  • Climate Resilience
  • Forests
  • coronavirus
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • natural infrastructure
  • Urban Development
People walking through a park.
  • Climate Resilience
  • Forests
  • coronavirus
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • natural infrastructure
  • Urban Development
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How Forests Near or Far Can Protect Water for Cities

  • Water
  • Water Security
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • water pollution
A view of Hong Kong from the edge of a forest.
  • Water
  • Water Security
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • water pollution
Rendering of the proposed Brooklyn Bridge Forest
  • Cities
  • Forests
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Collective Action at the Crossroads: What to Watch in 2020

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
renewable energy
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
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Urban trees in Baltimore’s Mount Vernon neighborhood
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
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A Tale of Two Cities in Brazil (and the Forest that Connects Them)

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Cities
  • restoration
Salvador's city government delivers native trees to residents, as part of an effort to revitalize the surrounding Atlantic Forest. Photo by Marcelo Gandra.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Cities
  • restoration
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7 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2019

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • U.S. Climate
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Business
  • biking
  • circular economy
  • stories to watch
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
California wildfire
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • U.S. Climate
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Business
  • biking
  • circular economy
  • stories to watch
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
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Help for São Paulo’s Complex Water Woes: Protect and Restore Forests

  • Forests
  • Water
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • Cities
  • restoration
The Atibainha reservoir in Cantareira System in São Paulo during drought.
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • Cities
  • restoration
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  • Water
  • Cities
  • Forests

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

  • Water
  • Cities
  • restoration
  • water risk
  • Water
  • Cities
  • restoration
  • water risk
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Bad Air to Better Oceans: 6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2018

  • Equity
  • Finance
  • Ocean
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • stories to watch
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • Ocean
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • stories to watch
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
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Of Venomous Toads and Precious Jewels -- Farewell 2017!

  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • climate science
  • climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • Business
Cane toad
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • climate science
  • climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • Business
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WRI Expert Forum: How Should COP22 Move the Needle on Climate Action?

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • COP22
  • Climate
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • COP22
  • Climate
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A Infraestrutura Natural pode ajudar a resolver a Crise Hídrica nas Cidades Brasileiras

  • Cities
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Projeto de restauração da Mata Atlântica relacionado ao Fundo de Águas do rio Guandu no estado do Rio de Janeiro
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
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Natural Infrastructure Could Help Solve Brazilian Cities’ Water Crises

  • Cities
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
An Atlantic Forest restoration project from the Guandu Water Fund project site in Rio de Janeiro. Photo credit: Suzanne Ozment
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • water risk

3 Cities Taking Urban Forestry to the Next Level

  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Forests
  • Urban Development
Cherry blossoms in Washington, DC park
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Forests
  • Urban Development

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