Bringing New Life to Fallen Urban Trees

Editor’s note: The Reforestation Hubs initiative is offering pro-bono technical support to a select group of local governments and NGO partners in the United States. Interested cities and NGOs can…

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Forests Near or Far Can Protect Water for Cities

Water is essential to human health and well-being. In cities, leaders strive to provide secure access to clean, safe and affordable water. In rural areas, farmers hope for adequate rain…

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6 Keys to Turn Coastal Resilience Plans into Action

Cyclone Amphan slammed into countries surrounding the Sea of Bengal this May. The storm was the second most powerful the region has seen in two decades, affecting over 12 million people in…

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

Capital City, a (hypothetical) seaside metropolis, has a growing population. However, much of its infrastructure was built 100 years ago and is straining from deferred maintenance, unable to meet the…

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What Could Be: A 2030 Retrospective on Urban Mobility After COVID-19

COVID-19 is a radical moment in so many ways. By disrupting urban systems so profoundly, it has thrust the question of urban futures before us in a way that we…

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3 Steps to Scaling Up Nature-Based Solutions for Climate Adaptation

In Indonesia, climate change is already a pernicious threat. More than 30 million people across northern Java suffer from coastal flooding and erosion related to more severe storms and sea level rise.…

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Combating the Coronavirus Without Clean Water

As the coronavirus crisis spreads throughout the world, it is increasingly clear that people with the least access to essential services like water will feel the most dramatic effects. Major…

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