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The future of Africa, in 6 charts

By Sophie Bertazzo

July 19, 2016
If Africa’s economic growth continues at the cost of its natural capital, the continent’s future as a global leader will be in jeopardy.
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Urban Jungle: Singapore Leads the Way on Green Space

By David Emmett

January 13, 2015
Singapore is a giant in the corporate and financial sectors. Perhaps surprisingly, it’s also a haven for nature.
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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: No Forest, No Water for Mexico City

By Jurgen Hoth

March 21, 2014
Mexico’s “Water Forest” provides water for 23 million people in one of the world’s largest metropolitan areas.
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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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