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Seizing the Urban Opportunity – report launched

The new report, Seizing the Urban Opportunity, supported by The Resilience Shift, demonstrates through the lens of six of the world’s largest economies – China, India, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico and South Africa – how national governments have a central role to play in unlocking the enormous potential of cities.

The Itaipú Dam: how natural ecosystems support this modern technological wonder

The largest renewable energy generator on Earth, Itaipú Dam’s hydropower plant supplies 90% of Paraguay’s energy and 15% of Brazil’s. Restoring forests along the river plus different approaches to land management have played a significant role in this success, turning the idea that ecosystem conservation is at odds with economic development on its head.