Nonprofit Chronicles

Journalism about nonprofit organizations and their impact

In 1997, the good folks at the Monterey Bay Aquarium printed up table cards for their cafeteria explaining which species of seafood they served and why. Then a funny thing happened. Visitors took the cards home. They wanted to rethink their own fish buying. Thus was born the idea for Seafood Watch, the wallet-sized cards …

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I’ve been writing about environmental NGOs for the past decade or so, but if you ask me which are the most effective, I’m not sure I could give you a compelling answer. This story exploring that question was originally published in Ensia, a magazine showcasing environmental solutions in action (hence the name). I’ve added some …

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