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Local Communities Aren’t Just Climate Victims. They’re Climate Adaptation Leaders

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • adaptation finance
  • climate change
  • climate impacts
  • Equity & Governance
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Community farming in Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • adaptation finance
  • climate change
  • climate impacts
  • Equity & Governance
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
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5 Ways to Put Food on a Water Diet

  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • water risk
African woman watering garden
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • water risk

PODCAST: Why Securing Land Rights for Indigenous People Can Accelerate Sustainable Development

  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 10
  • sustainable development goals
  • Equity & Governance
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Small forestry in the Peruvian Amazon.
  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 10
  • sustainable development goals
  • Equity & Governance
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
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Goldman Prize Winner Alfred Brownell Stopped Palm Oil Companies from Destroying Liberian Forests

  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • environmental justice
  • land rights
  • low carbon development
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Alfred Brownell on a street in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • environmental justice
  • land rights
  • low carbon development
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Insights

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
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Water Is a Growing Source of Global Conflict. Here's What We Need to Do

  • Water Security
  • food security
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
A man carries water for cooking, drinking and washing in East Timor.
  • Water Security
  • food security
  • Freshwater
  • water risk

127 Countries Now Regulate Plastic Bags. Why Aren't We Seeing Less Pollution?

  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Ocean
  • pollution
  • Freshwater
plastic bag pollution
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Ocean
  • pollution
  • Freshwater

Will Women Build the Sustainable Infrastructure of the Future?

  • Equity & Governance
  • infrastructure
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • Gender
Installing a rooftop solar panel in Malawi
  • Equity & Governance
  • infrastructure
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • Gender

In World That Says It’s Cutting Nutrient Pollution, Progress Is Lacking

  • water pollution
  • Freshwater
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Algal blooms in Florida’s Santa Fe River
  • water pollution
  • Freshwater
  • Water Quality
  • water risk

After 15 Years, EPA Updates Water Quality Trading Policy. It Could Do More.

  • Freshwater
  • water pollution
  • wastewater
  • Water Quality
Wetlands like these in the Chesapeake provide cost-effective water quality services.
  • Freshwater
  • water pollution
  • wastewater
  • Water Quality
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For Small Businesses in Africa, Climate Resilience Is an Economic Opportunity

  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • restoration
  • Business
Herders with cattle in Tigray, Ethiopia. Mohammed Bakarr / GEF
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • restoration
  • Business
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We Rely on Water for Everything We Need. Why Don't We Manage It That Way?

  • Water Security
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
An irrigation project in Rwanda.
  • Water Security
  • Freshwater
  • water risk

Peru’s Indigenous Communities Manage Their Forests. Others Should Follow Their Lead

  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Harvesting sago along the Tuba River in Maluku province, Indonesia
  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities

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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UN Security Council Examines the Connection Between Water Risk and Political Conflict

  • Aqueduct
  • human rights
  • United Nations
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
SDF fighters in central Raqqa
  • Aqueduct
  • human rights
  • United Nations
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
Learning about forest resilience with rangers. Photo: Leah Schleifer
  • Finance
  • fires
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Lands

Women Are the Secret Weapon for Better Water Management

  • Freshwater
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • Water Security
  • Gender
  • water risk
  • Freshwater
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • Water Security
  • Gender
  • water risk

12 Countries Sign Historic Agreement Guaranteeing Environmental Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Equity & Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
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Help for São Paulo’s Complex Water Woes: Protect and Restore Forests

  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • Cities
  • restoration
The Atibainha reservoir in Cantareira System in São Paulo during drought.
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • Cities
  • restoration
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset