Rare inspires change so people and nature thrive. Human behavior is both the cause and the solution to every major conservation challenge. Changing our behavior is hard, but it is the single most important thing we can do to ensure nature’s survival. Rare is a global leader in catalyzing behavior change to achieve enduring conservation results. For over 40 years, inspiring change has been woven into the fabric of our work. This is what we do. This is what makes us Rare.
Blue Ventures develops transformative approaches for catalysing and sustaining locally led marine conservation. It works in places where the ocean is vital to local cultures and economies, and are committed to protecting marine biodiversity in ways that benefit coastal people. Blue Ventures started over a decade ago, surveying coral reefs in the Mozambique channel.
Wetlands International is a global organisation that works to sustain and restore wetlands and their resources for people and biodiversity. It is an independent, not-for-profit, global organisation, supported by government and NGO membership from around the world. Based mostly in the developing world, it has 20 regional, national or project offices in all continents and a head office in Ede, the Netherlands (see Map of our offices).
EAWLS is a conservation organization that prides itself as the voice of conservation in the East African region through evidence based advocacy and engaging different key stakeholders to influence change. EAWLS was founded through a merger of the Kenya and Tanzania Wildlife Societies (both were formed in 1956) and wildlife enthusiasts from Uganda.
For 50 years, the Wide World Fund for Nature (WWF) in Africa has worked to provide innovative solutions to conserve species and their habitats and maintain key ecological services; inspiring and mobilising a wide range of stakeholders from community members, park rangers, to political leaders.
BirdLife International is a global partnership of conservation organisations that strives to conserve birds, their habitats, and global biodiversity, working with people towards sustainability in the use of natural resources.
Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI) is a State Corporation established in 1979 by the Science and Technology Act, Cap 250 of the Laws of Kenya, which has since been repealed by the Science, Technology and Innovation Act No. 28 of 2013 which has recognized KMFRI as a national research institution under section 56, fourth schedule.
The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) was established as a regional, non-profit, membership organization in 1993 and registered in Zanzibar, Tanzania in 1994 as a non-governmental organization.