New data for strategic disaster philanthropy 


Hurricane Dorian caused catastrophic damage in the Bahamas and parts of the eastern United States. The COVID-19 pandemic has filled our newsfeeds, our schools, our politics, and our living rooms for two years.

Climate Warming and Palo Alto -> Miradi and the World

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Rare is working in Abaco Island in the Bahamas to protect critically threatened species like the Spiny Lobster, Eastern Steppe Mongolia to help save the Mongolian gazelle among other species; and Uthaithanee, Thailand to save the Indochinese tiger. One day last month we were shocked to discover all the street trees on our quaint downtown street had been chopped down. Clearcut. To be honest, most of us probably never took much notice of the 63 mature holly oaks.

Beaconfire Survey: Vacation Time

Allegiance Group

Arlene, Office Manager: Atlantis, Paradise Island Bahamas – relaxing on the lazy river with my kids and watching my parents playing with their grandkids. Periodically, we do a survey of Beaconfire staff to get impressions on a variety of issues. All opinions expressed here are solely those of their authors. Lots of Beaconfire staff (and our clients, too) went on big vacations this summer. Did you go someplace fun? Tell us your coolest vacation moment.