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ADVISORY: Press Teleconference on International Climate Talks in Lima (COP20)

  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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
Insights
1.	Communities such as this one in the Loka Abaya watershed in Ethiopia’s Rift Valley are the most vulnerable to the impacts of environmental degradation, and are among the communities most enthusiastic about restoring their lands. Photo Credit: Aaron Minnick/WRI
  • restoration

3 Maps Show Importance of Local Communities in Forest Conservation

  • Equity & Governance
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • land rights
Panama's Omar Torrijos National Park. Photo credit: Lon & Queta, Flickr
  • Equity & Governance
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • land rights
Insights
The government of Ethiopia committed to restore 15 million hectares of degraded land. Photo credit: David Stanley, Flickr
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests

The New York Declaration on Forests: What’s in it for Africa?

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Gender
Restoration could boost food and water security, improve livelihoods, and curb climate change in some of the most vulnerable regions on Earth. Photo credit: teachandlearn, Flickr
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Gender
Insights

UN Climate Summit Puts Forests Front and Center – But Will it Matter?

  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • Climate
  • climate change
The island of Manhattan, though now one of the most densely populated places in the world, was once almost entirely forested. Photo Credit: Andrew Mace/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • Climate
  • climate change
Insights

Analyzing Outcomes from the UN Climate Summit

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Business
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
More than 125 heads of state and government officials gathered for the UN Climate Summit 2014 in New York City. Photo credit: Holger Dalkmann, WRI
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Business
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
News

STATEMENT: WRI Responds to Major Commitments on Forests at the UN Climate Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • commodities
  • restoration
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • commodities
  • restoration

STATEMENT: WRI Reacts to Major Announcements on Cities, Forests, and Carbon Pricing at UN Climate Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Economics
  • Forests
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Economics
  • Forests

Ecuador Shows Why Communities and the Climate Need Strong Forest Rights

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • fossil fuels
The impacts of oil extraction in Ecuador show why secure community forest rights are necessary to protect livelihoods and the environment. Photo credit: Tomas Munita, CIFOR
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • fossil fuels
Insights

By the Numbers: The New Climate Economy

  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • energy efficiency
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
A new report shows that economic growth and action on climate change can now be achieved together. Photo credit: Walmart, Flickr
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • energy efficiency
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy

ADVISORY: WRI Experts Explain What to Expect at the UN Climate Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • climate finance

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