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What Exactly Are 'Nature-based Solutions'?

  • nature-based solutions
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • biodiversity
  • natural infrastructure
A woman reaches up to tend to a tree she's planted.
  • nature-based solutions
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • biodiversity
  • natural infrastructure

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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A Green Recovery Starts with Cities

  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • infrastructure
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • natural infrastructure
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • infrastructure
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • natural infrastructure

The Upstream Battle to Protect Drinking Water in North Carolina

  • Freshwater
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
A small lake with trees in the background in North Carolina's Triangle region
  • Freshwater
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
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Why Investors Bought the First Certified Green Bond to Protect Forests for Drinking Water

  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • adaptation finance
  • green bonds
  • Finance
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
Lake Maumelle in central Arkansas
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • adaptation finance
  • green bonds
  • Finance
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
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4 Opportunities to Shore Up the World's Coastal Ecosystems and Communities

  • infrastructure
  • Climate Resilience
  • natural infrastructure
The coastal city of Sisal in Mexico.
  • infrastructure
  • Climate Resilience
  • natural infrastructure
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Green Space: An Underestimated Tool to Create More Equal Cities

  • Climate Resilience
  • Forests
  • coronavirus
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • natural infrastructure
  • Urban Development
People walking through a park.
  • Climate Resilience
  • Forests
  • coronavirus
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • natural infrastructure
  • Urban Development

Collaboration on Nature-Based Solutions is Key to Resilient City Infrastructure

  • Economics
  • Climate Resilience
  • infrastructure
  • Cities
  • natural infrastructure
Cross-agency collaboration and investing in blue-green infrastructure resulted in Singapore’s redesigned Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park.
  • Economics
  • Climate Resilience
  • infrastructure
  • Cities
  • natural infrastructure
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4 Investment Areas to Stimulate China's Economy After COVID-19

  • coronavirus
  • low carbon development
  • natural infrastructure
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • Economics
  • Health & Road Safety
Installation of solar photovoltaic panels on the roofs of the Hongqiao Passenger Rail Terminal in Shanghai, China.
  • coronavirus
  • low carbon development
  • natural infrastructure
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • Economics
  • Health & Road Safety
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Climate Change Is Hurting Africa’s Water Sector, but Investing in Water Can Pay Off

  • Climate Resilience
  • Freshwater
  • 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
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • water risk
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From Mangroves to Tin Roofs: Fiji Uses Built and Natural Infrastructure for Climate Adaptation

  • Climate Resilience
  • natural infrastructure
  • health
  • sea level rise
  • water pollution
A house on stilts on the outskirts of Lautoka City, Fiji
  • Climate Resilience
  • natural infrastructure
  • health
  • sea level rise
  • water pollution
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Debunking Myths: 5 Things to Know About Green Infrastructure

  • Freshwater
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Lands
green infrastructure
  • Freshwater
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Lands

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
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Forests and Wetlands Are Water Infrastructure. New Green Bond Helps Finance Their Protection

  • Freshwater
  • green bonds
  • infrastructure
  • Climate Resilience
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
Forest watershed
  • Freshwater
  • green bonds
  • infrastructure
  • Climate Resilience
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
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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
  • Freshwater
  • natural infrastructure
Sede do Projeto Conservador das Aguas in Brazil
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • natural infrastructure
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3 Things Cities Can Learn from Cape Town’s Impending “Day Zero” Water Shut-Off

  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • mapping
  • natural infrastructure
  • water risk
Cape Town, South Africa
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • mapping
  • natural infrastructure
  • water risk
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3 Steps to a Zero-Carbon Future

  • Paris Agreement
  • Economics
  • natural infrastructure
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
Solar panel installation in Rwanda
  • Paris Agreement
  • Economics
  • natural infrastructure
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals

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

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