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.

How Gen Z Donors Harness the Power of Online Giving

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

“I want to feed all the hungry children from here to the frosty, wind-swept steppes of distant Mongolia” is a worthy goal, but “I want to raise $5,000 to help feed the kids at the local homeless shelter” is a more realistic (and achievable) one.

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Have Fun * Do Good Reader Appreciation Day

Have Fun - Do Good

Rather, it is a do-good adventure story of a former mountain climber who has spent almost 15 years building schools in remote mountain villages of northern Pakistan, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan and Mongolia. education book Pakistan Afghanistan Kyrgyzstan Mongolia

Using SMS in the Field

NTEN

We learned some pros and cons of utilizing SMS from Wildlife Conservation Society Mongolia's Rare Pride campaign for sustainable hunting practices in Eastern Steppe, Mongolia. WCS-Mongolia had not previously worked with this group, and this section of the community is often unknown and hidden. Bogii partnered with Mobicom, the largest mobile provider in Mongolia. Brooke Sadowsky, Program Manager, RARE Conservation.

How Digital Inclusion Is Done in Africa

Tech Soup Blog

After Mongolia, Namibia is the least densely populated country in the world. I've just returned from organizing an electronics recycling conference in Cape Town, South Africa, where I met Dr. Hylton Villet, the chairman of MyDigitalBridge in Namibia.

Favorite Do-Good Books of 2008

Have Fun - Do Good

It's the do-good adventure story of a former mountain climber who has spent almost 15 years building schools in remote mountain villages of northern Pakistan, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan and Mongolia. Below is my 4th annual list of Favorite Do-Good Books (in alphabetical order).

Digital Ecology: The Future of Nonprofit Websites

NTEN

As part of their digital footprint, Mercy Corps , a prominent NGO that acts to alleviate poverty and suffering throughout the world, has seven major websites, including their main site, campaign sites, and regional sites in the UK, China, and even Mongolia. By Phillip Djwa, Founder, Agentic.

Secret Agent L: Covering the Globe with Random Acts of Kindess

Have Fun - Do Good

I have one in Mongolia. Photo by Rob de la Cretaz "We're so busy. We walk down the street. We're listening to our iPods. We're plugged into our phones. We're looking down at our BlackBerries. We're not actually acknowledging the people around us.