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To protect its precious water, Bogotá looks to the Big Apple

By Maria Doerr

January 30, 2018
A recent workshop in Bogotá highlighted the challenges to protecting water by protecting nature in Latin American cities.
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Urban Jungle: Restoring Rio’s Water Supply

By Rodrigo Medeiros, Ph.D.

July 11, 2014
One reason to keep an eye on Rio after the World Cup? A new initiative to provide freshwater security for its people.
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Urban Jungle: Why Cities Need Nature

By Dr. Fabio Scarano

March 11, 2014
Cities cover only 2 percent of the Earth’s surface but use up to 75 percent of its resources.
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