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RELEASE: Lack of Reliable and Affordable Water a Hidden Threat for Urban Households of the Global South

  • Cities
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
  • Cities
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
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Aqueduct Global Maps 3.0 Data

  • Aqueduct
  • Freshwater
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
  • Aqueduct
  • Freshwater
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
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Aqueduct 3.0 Country Rankings

  • Aqueduct
  • Freshwater
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
  • Aqueduct
  • Freshwater
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
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Congo Basin Deforestation Threatens Food and Water Supplies Throughout Africa

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
Women model the handmade baskets they use every day in Malolo 2, Republic of Congo.
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
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How Does a Flood-prone City Run Out of Water? Inside Chennai’s “Day Zero” Crisis

  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • Water Security
  • Urban Development
  • water risk
Chennai
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • Water Security
  • Urban Development
  • water risk
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Conservation Finance Takes Off as the Netherlands Issues One of the Largest Green Bonds Ever

  • adaptation finance
  • green bonds
  • Finance
  • Freshwater
A floodplain restored through the Room for the River program. Image: Dutch Embassy
  • adaptation finance
  • green bonds
  • Finance
  • Freshwater
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Debunking Myths: 5 Things to Know About Green Infrastructure

  • Freshwater
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Lands
green infrastructure
  • Freshwater
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Lands
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Water Is a Growing Source of Global Conflict. Here's What We Need to Do

  • Water Security
  • food security
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
A man carries water for cooking, drinking and washing in East Timor.
  • Water Security
  • food security
  • Freshwater
  • water risk

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

In World That Says It’s Cutting Nutrient Pollution, Progress Is Lacking

  • water pollution
  • Freshwater
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Algal blooms in Florida’s Santa Fe River
  • water pollution
  • Freshwater
  • Water Quality
  • water risk

After 15 Years, EPA Updates Water Quality Trading Policy. It Could Do More.

  • Freshwater
  • water pollution
  • wastewater
  • Water Quality
Wetlands like these in the Chesapeake provide cost-effective water quality services.
  • Freshwater
  • water pollution
  • wastewater
  • Water Quality
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We Rely on Water for Everything We Need. Why Don't We Manage It That Way?

  • Water Security
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
An irrigation project in Rwanda.
  • Water Security
  • Freshwater
  • water risk

Restoring Rio de Janeiro’s Forests Could Save $79 Million in Water Treatment Costs

  • Freshwater
  • restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
Rio de Janeiro is surrounded by forested hills. Photo by Carlos Ortega/Flickr
  • Freshwater
  • restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
Initiatives

Corporate Water Stewardship

Wastewater filteration plant.
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47% of World's Thermal Power Capacity is in Highly Water-Stressed Areas

  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • power plants
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • power plants
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
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Power Explorer

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UN Security Council Examines the Connection Between Water Risk and Political Conflict

  • Aqueduct
  • human rights
  • United Nations
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
SDF fighters in central Raqqa
  • Aqueduct
  • human rights
  • United Nations
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
Learning about forest resilience with rangers. Photo: Leah Schleifer
  • Finance
  • fires
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Lands
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset