Rare in the Media
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The Global Journal
For the second year in a row, The Global Journal's ranking of the TOP 100 Best NGOs in the world features Rare. Rare ranked #22 of all nonprofits, clutching the coveted #2 spot in the environment category and #3 in the sustainability criteria. Read more.
Op-Ed by Rare in The New York Times
Brett Jenks and Carl Safina
October 19, 2012
Rare's President and CEO Brett Jenks and Carl Safina, founding president of the Blue Ocean Institute, give a billion reasons why we should act now to restore global fisheries. Read full story in The New York Times.
May 14, 2012
Forbes announces a new partnership between Rare and the Yao Ming Foundation. The alliance will engage youth in conservation activities throughout China. Read full story here.
The New York Times
February 9, 2012
The New York Times takes an in depth look at Rare's innovative approach to conservation. Read full story in The New York Times (printable).
The Global Journal
The Global Journal's inaugural ranking of the Top 100 Best NGOs in the world today features Rare as #56. Read Rare's page here.
Michael J. Cohen
Fast Company's website spotlights Rare's first Solution Search – an online competition that finds local solutions to local problems. Read full story here.
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Peter Kim, Gail Perreault & William Foster
A case study performed by Stanford Social Innovation features an in-depth look at Rare's - and other nonprofit organization’s - funding models. Read full story here.
Financial News in London features Rare Trustee Scott Amero about his passion for conservation and work with Rare since he left his life on Wall Street. Read full story here.
Asia Tatler magazine
Lili Tan, photo by Edmon Leong
Hong Kong’s luxury lifestyle publication interviewed Rare’s Chair Emerita Wendy Paulson about her love of the outdoors, interests in conservation and involvement with Rare. Read full story here.
Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital
Green Short Films
D.C.'s Environmental Film Festival is highlighting a Pride campaign that inspires community members to stop hunting and eating the tiger's primary food source, wild game, whose dwindling populations offer the gravest threat to the species' survival. Watch this story featuring Jianmin Lang from Hunchun, China.
National Geographic Weekend
Cheryl Calaustro, who ran a Rare campaign in 2009 to protect the Guam rail, recently helped re-introduce 16 of these endemic species. Listen to her story featured on National Geographic Weekend here.
By Susan McGrath/Photography by Ewan Burns
Sep/Oct 2010 issue
Rare partnered with the National Audubon Society to launch a campaign to protect migratory raptors in Veracruz, Mexico. Read the in-depth article in Audobon magazine here.
Voice of America
Steve Watkins, vice president of Rare's English program, talks about the need to establish marine protected areas and an innovative project in Madagascar focused on changing destructive fishing practices. Listen to the interview and read the article here.
Tonya and Ian Fitzpatrick
In celebration of World Animal Day, Paul Butler, Rare's senior vice president of Global Programs, discusses Rare's animal conservation efforts and its world-wide programs. Listen to the interview here.
Philanthropy News Digest
Philanthropy News Digest talked with Brett Jenks, CEO of Rare, about the organization's work, the dynamics of behavior change, and the significance of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Read the interview here.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Dan Heath, Rare trustee and co-author of the bestselling business book Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard, and Rare CEO Brett Jenks were recently interviewed by The Chronicle of Philanthropy as part of its Ideas and Advice series. Watch a video of their conversation here.
Fast Company magazine
Brett answers the question: "How do you inspire others?" watch video here.
The Washington Post
Rare Trustee Dan Heath and his brother Chip wrote the best-selling book Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard, in which an entire chapter is dedicated to Rare's campaign in St. Lucia highlighted. This article links the same issues discussed in the book, and Rare’s approach, with the health-care battle.
Brett Jenks, CEO of Rare, and Nigel Sizer, vice president Rare's Asia Pacific program, talk about how REDD (Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation) potentially could save global forests. Read the article here.
PBS-TVs ‘Foreign Exchange’
Nigel Sizer, former vice president of Rare's Asia Pacific program, discusses changing attitudes toward conservation at the local level in the developing world. Watch the video here.
Clean Skies News talks to Brett Jenks, CEO of Rare, about upcoming climate talks and how deforestation is becoming the preeminent issue in the conversation. Watch the video here.
Stanford Social Innovation Review
A case study performed by Stanford Social Innovation on Rare's methods in behavior change among local communities throughout the world. Read full study here.
Photographer Jason Houston travels to a Rare Pride campaign in Nicaragua. Read his article featured in Orion magazine here.
The Nature Conservancy magazine
Tristram Korten, photos by Hal Brindley
Luis Olmedo Sánchez Samudio changed the way farmers practice sustainable agriculture in Cerro Punta, Panama. Read the full article here.
Mike Lipske, photos by Skip Brown
One of Rare's first Pride campaigns in Belize is featured in this seven page article by the Smithsonian magazine. Read the full article here.