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07 Dec, 2015, 11:17 ET Compromissos de restauração florestal na América Latina chegam a 24,8 milhões de hectares e US$ 730 milhões com a Iniciativa 20x20

 Hoje, países, estados e instituições financeiras e da sociedade civil anunciaram novos compromissos de restauração...


05 Dec, 2015, 11:15 ET Las ambiciones en paisajes forestales alcanzan 24.8 millones de hectáreas y $730 millones a través de la Iniciativa 20x20

El día de hoy, nuevos países, estados e instituciones de la sociedad civil y financiera han anunciado nuevos compromisos en América...


07 Jan, 2015, 15:21 ET MEDIA ADVISORY: WRI's Stories to Watch in 2015

Dr. Andrew Steer, President & CEO, World Resources Institute, will offer his views on the big stories in environment and sustainability that...


07 Dec, 2014, 11:30 ET Países de Latinoamérica y el Caribe lanzan la Iniciativa 20x20 para restaurar 20 millones de hectáreas de tierra degradada

El día de hoy, países de Latinoamérica y el Caribe y programas regionales, trabajando en conjunto con organizaciones regionales e...


07 Dec, 2014, 11:30 ET Países da América Latina e Caribe e programas regionais lançam a Iniciativa 20x20 para restaurar 20 milhões de hectares

Hoje, países da América Latina e do Caribe e programas regionais lançaram a Iniciativa 20x20, um esforço liderado pelos...


30 Dec, 2013, 09:00 ET MEDIA ADVISORY: WRI's Stories to Watch in 2014

 The World Resources Institute will host Stories to Watch 2014 on Wednesday, January 8, 2014, at the National Press Club in Washington,...


04 Feb, 2013, 13:02 ET ADVISORY: Report Launch: Can the U.S. Get There From Here?

WRI to release major new report on climate change and U.S. emissions On Wednesday, February 6, the World Resources Institute will host an...


08 Jan, 2013, 08:59 ET ADVISORY: WRI's Stories to Watch in 2013

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES: For Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 9:00 a.m.  Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, WRI will host its annual...


23 May, 2012, 15:24 ET WRI Celebrates 30 Years at "Courage to Lead" Dinner

Dinner recognizes philanthropist and Mayor Michael Bloomberg; honors Stephen Ross and Jonathan Lash; Raises more than $1 million to support...


09 Jan, 2012, 10:39 ET ADVISORY: WRI's 9th Annual "Stories to Watch"

The World Resources Institute will host its 9th Annual "Stories to Watch" event on January 10, 2012, looking ahead to the big environmental and...


11 May, 2011, 17:16 ET Jonathan Lash to Resign as President of WRI; Heading to Hampshire College

Manish Bapna, current managing director, to serve as acting president beginning July 2011 Jonathan Lash announced today that he will be resigning...


22 Feb, 2011, 13:15 ET MEDIA EVENT: 'Reefs at Risk Revisited' Launch at National Press Club

MEDIA ADVISORY: FOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2011 AT 9:30 A.M. EST Dr. Jane Lubchenco, Administrator, NOAA, and leading experts discuss report...


23 Dec, 2010, 10:07 ET MEDIA ADVISORY: Jonathan Lash's 8th Annual 'Stories to Watch in 2011'

For Planning Purposes for Thursday, January 6, 2011, at 9:00 a.m. EST The following was issued today by World Resources Institute: WHAT:...


04 Jan, 2010, 14:59 ET WRI's Jonathan Lash to Brief Journalists on Environmental 'Stories to Watch' for 2010

The following was released today by the World Resources Institute: WHAT: For the seventh straight year, Jonathan Lash, president of the...


07 Sep, 2007, 01:00 ET States Can Take Key Steps to Influence Federal Climate Change Policy

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A World Resources Institute analysis has identified certain state actions that historically have...


29 May, 2007, 01:00 ET Connections Between Poverty and Ecosystems Mapped in New Kenya Atlas

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new atlas of Kenya -- designed to improve understanding of the relationships between poverty...


14 May, 2007, 01:00 ET WRI Establishes First Business Case for Community Consent

WASHINGTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Multinational corporations and financial institutions that seek local community consent for their...


11 May, 2007, 01:00 ET New Report Shines Light on Challenges of Providing Clean, Affordable Electricity in Asia

NEW YORK, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The governments of India, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines must improve transparency and...


19 Mar, 2007, 01:00 ET New Analysis Reveals $5 Trillion Market at Base of the Pyramid

WASHINGTON, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four billion people who live in relative poverty have purchasing power representing a $5...