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5 Ways to Build an Equitable Ocean Economy

  • Equity
  • sustainable development goals
  • Economics
  • Business
  • Ocean
Traditional triangle-net fishing off the coast of Taiwan
  • Equity
  • sustainable development goals
  • Economics
  • Business
  • Ocean
Insights
Fish swim through a seagrass meadow
  • Water
  • Climate
  • Ocean
Initiatives

Systems Change Lab

Person in crowd holding sign that reads "SYSTEM CHANGE NOT CLIMATE CHANGE" with Earth image on cardboard sign

4 Ways to Reduce Plastic Pollution

  • Business
  • circular economy
  • coronavirus
  • waste
  • Ocean
  • pollution
  • regulation
Plastic waits for recycling landfill in the Philippines.
  • Business
  • circular economy
  • coronavirus
  • waste
  • Ocean
  • pollution
  • regulation
Insights

8 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in the New Make-or-Break Decade

  • stories to watch
  • biodiversity
  • Business
  • climate change
  • Finance
  • Ocean
climate march
  • stories to watch
  • biodiversity
  • Business
  • climate change
  • Finance
  • Ocean
Insights

This Month in Climate Science, December 2019: Pre-term Births, Fewer Fishermen and Accelerated Arctic Melt

  • this month in climate science
  • climate science
  • biodiversity
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • health
  • Ocean
  • Water
Two fishermen offloading lobster from their boat onto a floating dock in Maine.
  • this month in climate science
  • climate science
  • biodiversity
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • health
  • Ocean
  • Water
Insights

127 Countries Now Regulate Plastic Bags. Why Aren't We Seeing Less Pollution?

  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Ocean
  • pollution
  • Water
plastic bag pollution
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Ocean
  • pollution
  • Water
Insights

Banning Straws and Bags Won’t Solve our Plastic Problem

  • Business
  • circular economy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Ocean
  • pollution
Plastic waste on a beach
  • Business
  • circular economy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Ocean
  • pollution
Insights

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
Videos

Careers at WRI

  • Forests
  • Food
  • Water
  • Ocean
  • Business
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • Food
  • Water
  • Ocean
  • Business
  • Equity
Insights

Making Economic Valuation Count for Coastal Ecosystems in the Caribbean

  • Water
  • coral reefs
  • natural infrastructure
  • Economics
  • fisheries
  • Food
  • Ocean
People and economies across the Caribbean are dependent on coastal ecosystems—including coral reefs, mangroves, and beaches. These ecosystems provide critical habitat to commercial fisheries, attract tourists from around the world, and protect coastal communities and infrastructure. Photo Credit: Katina Rogers
  • Water
  • coral reefs
  • natural infrastructure
  • Economics
  • fisheries
  • Food
  • Ocean
Videos
  • Water
Research

Reefs at Risk Revisited