Resources

Insights

More Critical Minerals Mining Could Strain Water Supplies in Stressed Regions

  • Freshwater
  • water pollution
  • water quality
  • Water Quality
Workers extracting lithium in Bolivia.
  • Freshwater
  • water pollution
  • water quality
  • Water Quality
Insights

The Next Phase of Corporate Sustainability: Addressing Consumer Water Use

  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • Water Security
  • water risk
Washing dishes.
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • Water Security
  • water risk
Insights

25 Countries, Housing One-quarter of the Population, Face Extremely High Water Stress

  • Freshwater
  • Water Quality
  • Aqueduct
  • water risk
Women collect water near Arba Minch, Gamo Gofa Zone, Ethiopia,
  • Freshwater
  • Water Quality
  • Aqueduct
  • water risk
Update

WRI Joins the Millennium Water Alliance

  • Freshwater
  • Water Security
  • development
Lake Tana, Ethiopia
  • Freshwater
  • Water Security
  • development
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
News
Crystal Davis.
  • Food
  • Freshwater
  • Forests
Insights

Restoring Degraded Forests Could Bring Back Lost Rainfall, Cooler Temperatures

  • Forests
  • restoration
  • nature-based solutions
  • deforestation
  • Freshwater
  • Climate
Men planting a tree.
  • Forests
  • restoration
  • nature-based solutions
  • deforestation
  • Freshwater
  • Climate
News

STATEMENT: UN Water Conference Delivers Some Game-Changing Commitments, Yet Far More Action and Finance Needed to Address Global Water Crisis

  • Freshwater
  • Water Security
  • urban water resilience
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • Cities
  • Urban Development
  • Freshwater
  • Water Security
  • urban water resilience
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • Cities
  • Urban Development

South African Cities Show Commitment to Accelerate Water Resilience at 2023 UN Water Conference

  • Freshwater
  • Water Security
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
  • Urban Development
Aerial view of Johannesburg
  • Freshwater
  • Water Security
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
  • Urban Development
News
water tower in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
  • Urban Development
  • Freshwater
Insights

5 Priorities for Urban Climate Action in 2023 and Beyond

  • transportation
  • electric mobility
  • Freshwater
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • nature-based solutions
  • poverty
  • human rights
A new electric bus in New Delhi, India
  • transportation
  • electric mobility
  • Freshwater
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • nature-based solutions
  • poverty
  • human rights
News

RELEASE: WRI and Partners Launch Fund to Help African Cities Build Water Resilience

  • COP27
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
  • adaptation
  • Climate Resilience
  • COP27
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
  • adaptation
  • Climate Resilience

New Project Promotes Integrated Water Resources Management in Ethiopia’s Tana Sub-basin

  • adaptation
  • climate impacts
  • water risk
  • Freshwater
A team analyzes plans for the Tana Sub-basin in a landscaped portion
  • adaptation
  • climate impacts
  • water risk
  • Freshwater
Update
Scott Francisco and Douglas Fraser speaking at the Partner Forest Coffee.
  • Cities
  • Freshwater
Update

Developing a Global Model for Agricultural Pollution Control Cost

  • Freshwater
  • agriculture
  • pollution
  • water pollution
  • data
  • Aqueduct
Nutrient management slurry on farmland
  • Freshwater
  • agriculture
  • pollution
  • water pollution
  • data
  • Aqueduct
Initiatives

Systems Change Lab

Person in crowd holding sign that reads "SYSTEM CHANGE NOT CLIMATE CHANGE" with Earth image on cardboard sign.
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset