• Featured Aqueduct Global Flood Risk Maps

    For the current scenario, we used hydrological data from 1960 through 1999 for generating flood inundations for 9 return periods, from 2-year flood to 1000-year flood, and 2010 GDP, population, and land use data for assessing flood impacts. For future projections, we used 5 GCMs (Global Climate...

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  • Featured Aqueduct Global Maps 2.1 Data

    Awareness around the physical, regulatory, and reputational water risks to companies and their investors is on the rise and robust, comparable and comprehensive data is needed to help assess these water-related risks. In response to this demand, the World Resources Institute developed the...

  • Aqueduct Global Maps 2.0

    Companies can use this information to prioritize actions, investors to leverage financial interest to improve water management, and governments to engage with the private sector to seek solutions for more equitable and sustainable water governance. Aqueduct Global Maps 2.0 includes indicators of...

  • Aqueduct Global Flood Risk Country Rankings

    Key Findings Approximately, 21 million people worldwide could be affected by river floods on average each year, and the 15 countries with the most people exposed, including India, Bangladesh, China, Vietnam, Pakistan, Indonesia, Egypt, Myanmar, Afghanistan, Nigeria, Brazil, Thailand, Democratic...

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  • Global Map of Threat of Blast or Poison Fishing

    This dataset was used as base data in Reefs at Risk. Map of blast and poison fishing (1 km grid) was developed for use in the Reefs at Risk Revisited project as a component of the model of overfishing and destructive fishing pressure on coral reefs. This layer designates threat of blast and...

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  • Romania tree cover

    Retrieved from Global tree cover loss data from GFW. Displays tree cover loss in the country from 2001 to 2013, represented by pixel values 1-13, respectively.

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  • Shipping Activity

    This dataset was used as base data in Reefs at Risk. Shipping activity data used in the model of threat to coral reefs from marine-based pollution and damage in the Reefs at Risk Revisited project. This dataset was derived at WRI from the World Meteorological Organization Voluntary Observing...

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  • Reefs at Risk Revisited: Climate-Related Threats Data

    Global (i.e., climate-related) threats to the world's coral reefs were analyzed. These include: past thermal stress (i.e., warming seas and bleaching over the last decade), future thermal stress (ie., projections of future warming in 2030 and 2050); and ocean acidification (i.e., reduced ocean...

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  • Featured Archive fires for Indonesia

    The Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS) delivers global MODIS-derived hotspots and fire locations. The active fire locations represent the center of a 1-kilometer pixel that is flagged by the MOD14/MYD14 Fire and Thermal Anomalies Algorithm as containing one or more fires...

  • Featured Sarawak oil palm concessions

    This data set provides the boundaries of known oil palm concessions for the state of Sarawak, Malaysia, and was compiled from available public documents. Where available, associated information provided with this data set includes licensee name, permit number (Operational Ticket), corporate...

  • Digital Globe GEO1 Satellite Imagery

    Effective emergency planning and response requires quick and easy access to accurate, up-to-date information. DigitalGlobe’s FirstLook is an online subscription service for emergency management that provides fast web-based access to pre-and post-event imagery of world disasters delivered to...

  • Digital Globe WV01 Satellite Imagery

    Effective emergency planning and response requires quick and easy access to accurate, up-to-date information. DigitalGlobe’s FirstLook is an online subscription service for emergency management that provides fast web-based access to pre-and post-event imagery of world disasters delivered to...

  • Digital Globe QB01 Satellite Imagery

    Effective emergency planning and response requires quick and easy access to accurate, up-to-date information. DigitalGlobe’s FirstLook is an online subscription service for emergency management that provides fast web-based access to pre-and post-event imagery of world disasters delivered to...

  • Featured RSPO Palm Oil Mills

    Certification of sustainable palm oil production is handled through the palm oil mill and its supply base. The certification includes plantations managed by the mill and plantations managed by other suppliers, including smallholders. To have its oil mill certified, a palm oil...

  • Bleaching observations (1963-2010)

    This dataset was used as base data in Reefs at Risk. Point locations of reported observations of coral bleaching between 1963 and 2010. This dataset was built upon an original bleaching database developed at UNEP-WCMC, and has been maintained and updated regularly by ReefBase since early 2002.

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  • World's Average Monthly Rainfall in November

    This data was used in Map 3.5 in Nature's Benefits in Kenya: An Atlas of Ecosystems and Human Well-Being.

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  • World's Average Monthly Rainfall in July

    This data was used in Map 3.4 in Nature's Benefits in Kenya: An Atlas of Ecosystems and Human Well-Being.

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  • World's Average Monthly Rainfall in April

    This data was used in Map 3.3 in Nature's Benefits in Kenya: An Atlas of Ecosystems and Human Well-Being.

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  • World's average monthly rainfall in February

    This data was used in Map 3.2 in Nature's Benefits in Kenya: An Atlas of Ecosystems and Human Well-Being.

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  • CAIT - Country Clean Technology Data

    This collection emerges from a collaboration of five leading research institutions: World Resources Institute (WRI), Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Öko Institut, Renmin University, and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), based in the target countries. Researchers at...

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