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4 Environmental Activists Are Murdered Every Week. A New Agreement Could Help in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Equity & Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • environmental justice
  • public participation
Rally in a Colombian town
  • Equity & Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • environmental justice
  • public participation

4 activistas ambientales son asesinados cada semana. Un nuevo acuerdo regional podría mejorar la situación en América Latina y el Caribe

  • Equity & Governance
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • environmental justice
Rally in a Colombian town
  • Equity & Governance
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • environmental justice
Insights
Tuticorin thermal power plant south of Chennai. (Wikimedia Commons/Ramkumar)
  • Freshwater
Insights

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

No Better Time for Indonesia's Indigenous Communities to Reclaim Land Rights

  • Equity & Governance
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Weaving in Gajah Bertalut. Photo by WRI
  • Equity & Governance
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Insights

Bad Air to Better Oceans: 6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2018

  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • Ocean
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • stories to watch
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • Ocean
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • stories to watch
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
Insights

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

  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • mapping
  • power plants
  • water risk
India power plant
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • mapping
  • power plants
  • water risk
Insights

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

  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • mapping
  • power plants
  • water risk
Power plant in Germany
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • mapping
  • power plants
  • water risk

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

  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • mapping
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
indigenous people
  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • mapping
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Insights

India’s Renewable Energy Push: A Win-Win for Job Creation and Electricity Access

  • Equity & Governance
  • Energy
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
Solar engineers in Tinginaput, India
  • Equity & Governance
  • Energy
  • poverty
  • renewable energy

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
Tundu Lissu in Parliament. Wikimedia
  • Equity & Governance
Insights

Forest Watcher Brings Data Straight to Environmental Defenders

  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • Equity & Governance
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Rangers checking Forest Watcher. Photo by Lilian Pintea
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • Equity & Governance
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Insights
Drought in Rajasthan, India.
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
Firefighter in Arizona.
  • fires
  • restoration
  • Freshwater
Woman drawing water from the Ciujung river
  • Equity & Governance
  • Freshwater