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Heifer's World Ark magazine was named honorable mention in the Min Best of the Web awards. Heifer's World Ark magazine received an honorable mention in the min Best of the Web awards.

The tablet edition of World Ark magazine has received recognition from one of the publishing industry’s top awards competitions. At the min Best of the Web awards in New York City yesterday, Heifer International was awarded an honorable mention in the digital magazine category. Other finalists in this category include Ebony, Golf Digest, Golf Magazine, Popular Science and WIRED.

Heifer was one of only a handful of nonprofits at this elite industry awards event that brought together such publishing leaders as Time, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Sports Illustrated, Better Homes and Gardens, and The Huffington Post. min, short for Media Industry News, is a resource for magazine and media professionals to learn about the latest trends in the field. The Best of the Web awards are the industry's top honor in the digital space, recognizing outstanding Web sites and digital initiatives among consumer and b2b magazines.

World Ark launched its digital tablet edition in November to much acclaim. Heifer was the first development nonprofit to launch a digital publication app, and the World Ark app has been featured as the App of the Week on the Adobe blog and on

"The World Ark team is so pleased to be selected for an honorable mention in the Best of Web awards in a category with such respected and groundbreaking digital publications," says Donna Stokes, World Ark editor. "We are hopeful that our from-the-field story-telling, cutting-edge design and professional photos and videos of Heifer's transformational work continue to reach greater audiences. We thank the judges for recognizing our potential and encourage all to spread the word about our quarterly publication."

The tablet app, produced with the design expertise of Bates Creative Group, is available from the App Store on your iPad or from the Google Marketplace for your Android tablet. You can also view the articles on your web browser here. The World Ark digital magazine appears quarterly in spring, summer, fall and holiday. Watch the video below for a peek into the spring issue.


Casey Neese