I am excited to share some good news. Rare still does what we do best – inspire change so people and nature thrive. Continue reading
Achieving more conservation – faster – is the guiding principle behind the merger of Rare and The Nature Conservancy. Learn more in this open letter from Brett Jenks, Rare’s President and CEO. Continue reading
The Nature Conservancy and Rare today announced their intent to merge, combining forces to accomplish greater conservation outcomes together than either organization could alone. Continue reading
Rare’s new brand honors Rare’s history, captures the spirit of current work and aspires to a future of global impact where all people and nature will thrive. Continue reading
This has been a year of great impact for Rare. When I became CEO 12 years ago, there were a handful of employees and about $20,000 in the bank. In June, we hired our hundredth staff member, and we closed out a 2012 budget of over $15 million. But to me it is not about getting bigger. It is about getting better.
The journal Science recently published the first comprehensive analysis of more than 10,000 fisheries — roughly 80 percent of our global fish catch. The conclusion: fish populations worldwide are swiftly declining. This global analysis paints a stark new picture of a global ocean fished to exhaustion in an increasingly hungry world.
So, why are we hopeful? It’s because the analysis of global fisheries has a silver lining. We have not reached a point of no return. We have time. Solutions exist. Continue reading
Rare CEO Brett Jenks gave an entertaining presentation at the 2011 WWF Fuller Symposium, outlining how Rare uses social marketing and community engagement to change behaviors that threaten habitats and livelihoods around the world. Continue reading
This post was written by Brett Jenks, CEO of Rare. Terrestrial conservation has made incredible advances in the past few decades. More than 10 percent of land is now under some form of protection. The marine world, however, has a long … Continue reading
This blog post is written by Rare’s CEO Brett Jenks. In early March 2010, Rare hosted a trip with our partner Manomet to San Antonio Oeste, Argentina. There are three campaign sites in Argentina, each of which is focused on … Continue reading
[photopress:2010_01_30_09_12_09_049.jpg,full,pp_image] It was a big week for Rare in Latin America. On Thursday Jan. 28, in Puerta Vallarta, Mexico, Rare opened its board meeting by celebrating the launch of its first thematic cohort, 12 Pride conservation campaigns implemented simultaneously across … Continue reading