- Respect people’s rights in accordance with customary, national and international human rights laws;
- Promote equity within the scope of our projects, programmes and policies at multiple levels, and promote these principles in policy fora/advocacy work at national and global levels;
- Aim to enhance the natural assets of local communities, particularly the poor, and ensure that our conservation work benefits and does not harm vulnerable people;
- Address weak governance, taking into account cultural and political contexts, through improvements in tenure and income security and decision-making procedures, devolution of environmental management and empowerment to ensure that the rights (and access) of local people to natural resources, that are the basis of their livelihoods, are exercised and enforced;
- Address the inequities in the distribution of environmental costs and benefits and unsustainable production and consumption patterns at multiple levels whenever possible by influencing local policies and practice, global markets, the private sector, national, regional and global policies and processes.
Help prevent a coral catastrophe
Fight the destructive harvesting and unregulated trade of one of the most attractive inhabitants of our tropical oceans.