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Reducing wildfires and water risks with nature-based solutions

Nature-based solutions are being provided to reduce water risks. Image: kazuend/Unsplash

Todd Gartner

Director, Cities4Forests And Natural Infrastructure Initiative, World Resources Institute

James Anderson

Communications Manager, Forests Program, World Resources Institute

Lizzie Marsters

Environmental Finance Manager, Natural Infrastructure Initiative

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Upstream forest restoration is reducing water-related risks. Image: Blue Forest

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