Protecting Water Atlas

The Protecting Water Atlas allows users to explore data and analyses that underpin The Nature Conservancy's global-scale reports, Beyond the Source: The Environmental, Economic and Community Benefits of Source Water Protection , and Water Share: Using Water Markets and Impact Investment to Drive Sustainability. This mapping site is part of a family of spatial decision tools supported through the Natural Solutions Toolkit. Specific views are provided for Source Protection, Benefits, Water Funds, and Water Scarcity.

Urban solutions pathways

ADB's Vision of Livable Cities

Cities contribute to national economic growth, but they can be polluted and overcrowded. Asia’s rapidly developing cities face inadequate basic services, environmental degradation, and increasing poverty. “Livable Cities” is ADB’s vision and approach to urban development. ADB works to support the transformation of developing cities in Asia and the Pacific into safe, sustainable urban centers.

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