As I have learned from Rare many times, big change often starts small. Let me tell you a quick story about one of Rare’s Fellows, Maritza Tovar. She grew up drinking water from the Andes in Peru, and as a student she became a volunteer park guard thus beginning her career in conservation. Read more >
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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