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Rare Resilience and Achievements

What a difference a year makes. This month marks the anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan. Last year, we told you how Rare’s work in Pilar, Philippines, had primed the community to care about their ocean resources. Within days of the storm, fishers organized to rebuild a guardhouse and replace boundary markers to protect their marine reserve. A year later, Rare Fellow Susan Cataylo says these actions created community buzz and appreciation of the oceans as a critical food source. 
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Solution Search Launches Contest

Reducing our Risk: Innovation for Disaster Preparation

On the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Solution Search is launching its third contest, “Reducing our Risk: Innovation for Disaster Preparation.” This project is an unprecedented effort to identify and celebrate the many ways Americans are working to reduce the risk of weather-related disasters on their communities. 
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President of Palau receives Rare's first Inspiring Conservation Award

Healthy Oceans and Seas: by the President of Palau, Tommy Remengesau

On September 18, Rare presented President Tommy Remengesau with the first Inspiring Conservation Award for his innovative and inspiring work to preserve Palau's marine resources. The following is his reaction to the award. Read more >

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    Rare Fellow Wida Sulistyaningrum never imagined she could change the fate of coastal Indonesian fishing villages. She and her colleagues at Conservation International had been working for years to help communities embrace sustainable fishing behaviors. Rare partnered with CI and helped Wida approach the community in a new way.
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