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Insights

What Is Kelp and Why Is it Vital to People and the Planet?

  • climate change
  • Climate
  • Freshwater
  • Ocean
Fish feed on a kelp forest in the ocean
  • climate change
  • Climate
  • Freshwater
  • Ocean
Initiatives

Systems Change Lab

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

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

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

Bad Air to Better Oceans: 6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2018

  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • Ocean
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • 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 & Governance
  • Finance
  • Ocean
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • 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
  • Freshwater
  • Ocean
  • Business
  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • Food
  • Freshwater
  • Ocean
  • Business
  • Equity & Governance
Insights

Making Economic Valuation Count for Coastal Ecosystems in the Caribbean

  • Freshwater
  • 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
  • Freshwater
  • coral reefs
  • natural infrastructure
  • Economics
  • fisheries
  • Food
  • Ocean
Videos
  • Freshwater
Research

Reefs at Risk Revisited

  • Ocean
  • natural infrastructure
  • Energy
Data

Coastal Eutrophic and Hypoxic Areas of Africa

  • Ocean
  • Freshwater
  • hypoxia
  • Water Quality
  • water pollution
  • Ocean
  • Freshwater
  • hypoxia
  • Water Quality
  • water pollution
Data

Coastal Eutrophic and Hypoxic Areas of Asia

  • Ocean
  • Freshwater
  • hypoxia
  • Water Quality
  • water pollution
  • Ocean
  • Freshwater
  • hypoxia
  • Water Quality
  • water pollution
Data

Coastal Eutrophic and Hypoxic Areas of Australia and Oceania

  • Ocean
  • Freshwater
  • hypoxia
  • Water Quality
  • water pollution
  • Ocean
  • Freshwater
  • hypoxia
  • Water Quality
  • water pollution
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset