Resources

What Could a “Bioeconomy” in the Amazon Look Like?

  • Forests
  • forest products
  • Forest Legality
Aerial view of Amazon River
  • Forests
  • forest products
  • Forest Legality

The Benefits and Power of Assisted Natural Regeneration

  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
  • deforestation
  • forest monitoring
  • forest products
  • COP26
Forested mountains
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
  • deforestation
  • forest monitoring
  • forest products
  • COP26

How Emerging Economies Can Pursue Green Recoveries

  • Climate
  • restoration
  • coronavirus
Gede Pangrango National Park, Situ Gunung, Sukabumi, West Java, Indonesia.
  • Climate
  • restoration
  • coronavirus

Brazil’s Forests Are Being Restored — Now We Can See Where

  • restoration
  • deforestation
  • Forests
Regenerated forest in Extrema, Brazil
  • restoration
  • deforestation
  • Forests

Developing Cities Need Cash. Land Value Capture Can Help

  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • Finance
  • Urban Development
People walk on and around an outdoor escalator at a train station in Shenzhen.
  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • Finance
  • Urban Development

COVID-19, Rising Gold Prices and Illegal Mining Threaten Indigenous Lands in the Amazon

  • coronavirus
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
Mining for gold in South America
  • coronavirus
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance

Going Low-Carbon Can Help Brazil Build Back Better

  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • Climate Resilience
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • low carbon development
A Brazilian flag in front of a city.
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • Climate Resilience
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • low carbon development

A Fairer and More Sustainable Post-COVID World in Latin America

  • biking
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • infrastructure
  • sanitation
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • transportation
  • Freshwater
Silhouette of a person with a bicycle overlooking Belo Horizonte's skyline. Photo by Mariana Gil/WRI.
  • biking
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • infrastructure
  • sanitation
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • transportation
  • Freshwater

Ensuring a "Just Transition": 5 Priorities to Make Climate Action Benefit Low-Income and Disadvantaged Groups

  • Climate
  • COP25
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • Equity & Governance
  • Gender
  • poverty
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
A youth group marching in Paris, with a banner that says "climate justice = social justice." Photo by Andreas Link/Young FoEE
  • Climate
  • COP25
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • Equity & Governance
  • Gender
  • poverty
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Insights

4 Ways Farmers Can Adapt to Climate Change and Generate Income

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Climate Resilience
  • agriculture
  • restoration
Farmers working on an integrated system in a farm in Paraiba Valley, Sao Paulo. The system combines crops (a native species similar to potato and corn) with palm trees. Photo by Bruno Calixto/WRI Brasil
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Climate Resilience
  • agriculture
  • restoration
Insights
Brazil fires
  • Forests
  • fires
  • forest monitoring

In a Small Amazonian Community, Agroforestry Takes Off

  • Forests
  • restoration
  • Gender
Planting native trees in Juruti. Joana Oliveira/WRI Brasil
  • Forests
  • restoration
  • Gender

WRI Experts Offer Perspective on Tropical Deforestation in Science Journal

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • Forests
Deforestation, Luang Prabang, Laos
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • Forests
Insights

What Can Global Forest Watch Tell Us About the Fires in Brazil?

  • Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • fires
  • climate change
  • global forest watch
GFW Satellite Fires image
  • Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • fires
  • climate change
  • global forest watch
Insights

A Tale of Two Cities in Brazil (and the Forest that Connects Them)

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Cities
  • restoration
Salvador's city government delivers native trees to residents, as part of an effort to revitalize the surrounding Atlantic Forest. Photo by Marcelo Gandra.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Cities
  • restoration
Christ the Redeemer statue in Tijuca National park, part of Brazil's Atlantic rainforest. Photo by Chico Mendes Conservation Institute.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • restoration

As India Revises State Climate Plans, Who Should Have a Voice?

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • public participation
Kids carrying water in the Indian countryside. Photo by Mr. Fink/Flickr
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • public participation

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
Bus in Quito.
  • Urban Mobility
  • data
  • Cities

Cities Are Taxing Ride-Hailing Services Like Uber and Lyft. Is This a Good Thing?

  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
Traffic congestion in Washington, DC.
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset