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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 >

Fishery Friendship Forged

Ministers unite to collaborate on plans to restore coastal fisheries

During the June Committee on Fisheries (COFI) meeting of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UNFAO), governments met in Rome to adopt new guidelines for securing small-scale fisheries. The guidelines share a complementary approach with Fish Forever (a partnership between Rare, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and University of California, Santa Barbara, to empower local communities to restore coastal fisheries).  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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