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INSIDER: Using Nature to Prevent Disasters

  • natural infrastructure
Kallang River at Bishan Park
  • natural infrastructure
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3 Things Cities Can Learn from Cape Town’s Impending “Day Zero” Water Shut-Off

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • mapping
  • natural infrastructure
  • water risk
Cape Town, South Africa
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • mapping
  • natural infrastructure
  • water risk
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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
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Beneath the Caribbean Sea, a Wastewater Problem Lurks Unnoticed

  • natural infrastructure
  • wastewater
Isla Colon in Bocas del Toro, Panama.
  • natural infrastructure
  • wastewater
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Cities Can Save Money by Investing in Natural Infrastructure for Water

  • Cities
  • restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water
Jardim Botânico, Curitiba, Brazil. Photo by Leonardo Shinagawa/Flickr.
  • Cities
  • restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water
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A New Strategy to Improve Water Quality—One Targeted Watershed at a Time

  • water pollution
  • hypoxia
  • Water
  • Water Quality
More than 15,000 streams, rivers, and lakes are too polluted with nutrient runoff to support wildlife, be enjoyed recreationally, or serve as a drinking water source. Photo credit: USDA
  • water pollution
  • hypoxia
  • Water
  • Water Quality
  • Water
  • natural infrastructure
  • water risk
Initiatives
This website serves as an information portal about eutrophication—the over-enrichment of water by nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus—a leading threat to water quality around the world. Explore our interactive map and learn more.
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Can Nutrient Trading Shrink the Gulf of Mexico's Dead Zone?

  • water pollution
  • hypoxia
  • Water
Dead fish resulting from toxins or oxygen depletion in Lake Binder, Iowa. Photo credit: Dr. Jennifer L. Graham, U.S. Geological Survey
  • water pollution
  • hypoxia
  • Water
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A Critical Moment to Harness Green Infrastructure—Not Concrete—to Secure Clean Water

  • natural infrastructure
  • United States
  • Water
  • natural infrastructure
  • United States
  • Water

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