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INSIDER: How Land Use Paints a Clearer Picture of Urban Life

  • data map
  • INSIDER
  • land use
  • data
  • cities
  • maps
  • mapping
An aerial view of Mexico City.
  • data map
  • INSIDER
  • land use
  • data
  • cities
  • maps
  • mapping
Insights

INSIDER: Systems Mapping — A Vital Ingredient for Successful Partnerships

  • INSIDER
  • sustainable development goals
  • Sustainable Development Goal 17
  • maps
A close-up of someone's hands in an office meeting.
  • INSIDER
  • sustainable development goals
  • Sustainable Development Goal 17
  • maps
Insights

We Lost a Football Pitch of Primary Rainforest Every 6 Seconds in 2019

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • maps
Large logs sit on a truck bed in a forest concession in Ghana.
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • maps
Insights

Which Countries Are Most Vulnerable to Locust Swarms?

  • agriculture
  • food security
  • maps
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • maps
Insights

Charlotte Is the Largest US City to Purchase Renewable Energy Through a Green Tariff

  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • tariffs
  • United States
Charlotte skyline. Photo by James Willamor/Flickr
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • tariffs
  • United States
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For the Millions of East Africans Who Need Electricity Most, Data Shows Renewable Energy Is a Viable – and Affordable – Solution

  • maps
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 4
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
Electricity has far-reaching impacts on people's livelihoods. This Tanzanian tailor can sew at night thanks to solar power. Photo by Theo Steemers/USAID
  • maps
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 4
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
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A New Tool Can Help Root Out Deforestation from Complex Supply Chains

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • maps
  • palm oil
  • supply chains
Oil palm
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • maps
  • palm oil
  • supply chains
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The World Lost a Belgium-sized Area of Primary Rainforests Last Year

  • tree cover loss
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • maps
jungle forest trees
  • tree cover loss
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • maps
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Drop by Drop, Better Management Makes Dents in China’s Water Stress

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • China
  • maps
  • water risk
  • water stress
Yellow River, China
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • China
  • maps
  • water risk
  • water stress
Insights

It's Not Just Cape Town: 4 Shrinking Reservoirs to Watch

  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • maps
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Al Massira dam, Morocco
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • maps
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Insights

3 Things Cities Can Learn from Cape Town’s Impending “Day Zero” Water Shut-Off

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • maps
  • natural infrastructure
  • South Africa
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Cape Town, South Africa
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • maps
  • natural infrastructure
  • South Africa
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Insights

Visualizing a Warmer World: 10 Maps of Climate Vulnerability

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • resilience
  • climate change
  • climate impacts
  • maps
Storm surge in New Orleans
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • resilience
  • climate change
  • climate impacts
  • maps

Powering Ahead with Solar, Despite Trump Tariffs

  • Energy
  • the trump administration
  • low carbon development
  • solar
  • tariffs
  • United States
Solar panels at Nevada Crescent Dunes
  • Energy
  • the trump administration
  • low carbon development
  • solar
  • tariffs
  • United States
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To Save Indonesia’s Carbon-Rich Peatlands, Start by Mapping Them

  • Forests
  • peatlands
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Indonesia
  • maps
Peat swamp forest in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia
  • Forests
  • peatlands
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Indonesia
  • maps
Insights

40% of India’s Thermal Power Plants Are in Water-Scarce Areas, Threatening Shutdowns

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • India
  • maps
  • power plants
  • water risk
  • water stress
India power plant
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • India
  • maps
  • power plants
  • water risk
  • water stress
Insights

Power Plants Use Water, But We Have No Idea How Much

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • maps
  • power plants
  • water risk
  • water stress
Power plant in Germany
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • maps
  • power plants
  • water risk
  • water stress
Insights

5 Maps Show How Important Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Are to the Environment

  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • maps
indigenous people
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • maps
Insights

Places to Watch: 5 Forests at Risk This Month

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • maps
oil palm plantation
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • maps
Insights

3 Ways Governments Can Prevent Fake Data on Forests

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Indonesia
  • maps
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Indonesia
  • maps
Insights

We Discovered 1.8 Million Square Miles of Forest in the Desert

  • deforestation
  • Africa
  • agroforestry
  • Forests
  • maps
  • restoration
Dryland forest in Kenya
  • deforestation
  • Africa
  • agroforestry
  • Forests
  • maps
  • restoration

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