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Mission Statement

“OceanNEnvironment only undertake projects that yield measurable goals and objectives. Our positional statements are:

  1.  The single MOST important reason why coral reefs are dying is that there are too many people on this planet. We believe that if the focuses of our conservation efforts are directed to benefit the local people, like feeding them, or providing them with resources to benefit from the eco - tourism, the reef will save itself.

2.       If long-term conservation is to take place - it is dependent on our capacity to persuade local people that they will be ‘better off’ protecting the natural system than degrading it, by creation of markets for goods and services in an environmentally manner.

3.       If local people gain from sustainable use of the coral reef through tourism, they will protect this asset and may even invest future resources into it. Marine parks and reserves cannot survive without the support of the local people.

4.       We believe that understanding, appreciation and love begets preservation and protection people can only protect and preserve what they love therefore it is important that they have affinity and connection to the environment. In this aspect OceanNEnvironment actively support marine research and educational programs with financial grants and logistic support.

OceanNEnvironment, is a non-profit organization listed with the Registrar of Environmental Organisations in Australia. The mission of OceanNEnvironment promotes and initiates preservation projects as well as endeavors to document the status of coral reefs, bio-diversity and the impact of man-made pollution through research programs and educational expeditions. OceanNEnvironment provides lectures and educational material to schools, private clubs and other non-profit organizations. OceanNEnvironment is also the principal sponsor for the production of Asian Geographic Magazine.

Associates of OceanNEnvironment are volunteers comprising of award-winning underwater filmmakers, photographers, marine biologists, researchers and writers dedicated to produce high quality natural history multi-media works. Our objective is to present information about our natural heritage in an exciting and thought provoking manner. Our aim is to motivate people to learn, to love and to help preserve our natural world.

Some of our prominent Honorary members and Board members are: Dr. Carden Wallace – Director, Museum of Tropical Queensland,  Dr. Gerry Allen – Western Australia Museum, Doug Perrine, Author of  Sharks and Mysteries of the Sea , Dr. Nicholas Pilcher Vice Chair of UNIMAS, Dr. Howard Latin, Conservation Proferssor Newark, New Jersey, Dr. Elizabeth Wood (UK - Coral Reef Conservation Officer), Dr. Douglas Fenner,( AIMS) and Leandro Blanco, BBC Filmmaker Award winner to name but a few.

 Key issues on our immediate agenda is lobbying for restriction of export of Chelinus undulatus – Maori Wrasse to the live-fish trade in Hong Kong and the initiation of the World Monitoring and Preservation Program for Napoleon Wrasse.











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 1  Listed in OceanNEnvironment’s NapWatch Supporter Roll

2. Certificate of Appreciation

3  10 % discount on all OceanNEnvironemt’smerchandise and expeditions.

4. First option to adopt a Napoleon wrasse at a later date.

5. OneOcean Portrait Book value at A$25


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