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3 Ways to Scale Up Nature-Based Solutions in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • adaptation finance
  • climate finance
A river flowing at the base of a large mountain in Santa Cruz de Yojoa, Honduras
  • infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • adaptation finance
  • climate finance
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Restoring Ethiopia's Ecosystems Can Support Livelihoods and COVID-19 Recovery

  • coronavirus
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • restoration
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
A degraded landscape in Ethiopia under a cloudy sky.
  • coronavirus
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • restoration
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
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Why Investors Bought the First Certified Green Bond to Protect Forests for Drinking Water

  • Forests
  • Water
  • adaptation finance
  • green bonds
  • Finance
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
Lake Maumelle in central Arkansas
  • Forests
  • Water
  • adaptation finance
  • green bonds
  • Finance
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
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Climate Change Is Hurting Africa’s Water Sector, but Investing in Water Can Pay Off

  • Climate Resilience
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • water risk
Improving water management in African countries can improve climate resilience. Here, Waretu Abera, Head of Ethiopia's Water Land Resource Centre, stands by a stream. Photo by Panos Pictures/Food and Land Use Coalition.
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • water risk
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INSIDER: Green Infrastructure Can Save Water Suppliers Money. Now You Can Estimate How Much.

  • Water
  • Economics
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • water pollution
Riverside trees in Atlanta's 4th Ward Park. Flickr/DeepRoot
  • Water
  • Economics
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • water pollution
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Debunking Myths: 5 Things to Know About Green Infrastructure

  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
green infrastructure
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
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INSIDER: Using Nature to Prevent Disasters

  • natural infrastructure
Kallang River at Bishan Park
  • natural infrastructure

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

  • Water
  • restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
Rio de Janeiro is surrounded by forested hills. Photo by Carlos Ortega/Flickr
  • Water
  • restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
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Forests and Wetlands Are Water Infrastructure. New Green Bond Helps Finance Their Protection

  • Water
  • green bonds
  • infrastructure
  • Climate Resilience
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
Forest watershed
  • Water
  • green bonds
  • infrastructure
  • Climate Resilience
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
Insights

3 Reasons City Dwellers Should Care About Forests

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
  • Water Quality
Forest in Brazil
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
  • Water Quality
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Forests Will Protect Brazil, but Only If Brazil Protects Them

  • Forests
  • Water
  • natural infrastructure
Sede do Projeto Conservador das Aguas in Brazil
  • Forests
  • Water
  • 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

Unpacking the Complex Relationship Between Forests and Water Supply in Latin America

  • Water
  • restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
pasture in Costa Rica
  • Water
  • restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality

When Improving America’s Infrastructure, Don’t Forget Forests

  • Water
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Watershed
  • Water
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • 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
Insights

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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“Revaluing” Ecosystems to Include Nature’s Value on Balance Sheets

  • Forests
  • Water
  • Economics
  • natural infrastructure
  • Business
  • natural resources
While oceans support lucrative fisheries, these benefits are rarely accounted for in ledgers. Photo by Pedro Ramirez Jr./U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Economics
  • natural infrastructure
  • Business
  • natural resources
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How Much Are Ecosystems Really Worth?

  • Forests
  • Water
  • Economics
  • natural infrastructure
Women in Indonesia's teak forest harvest ground nuts. Photo credit: Murdani Usman, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Economics
  • natural infrastructure