Te Mana O Te Moana
Te Mana O Te Moana Association
The Te mana o te moana non-profit association was founded on September 23rd, 2004. Through its research, conservation and awareness raising activities, Te mana o te moana strives to protect the marine environment of French Polynesia and to educate the public. Te mana o te moana’s Objective is to preserve our marine environnement for the next generations through three domains of actions which are Conservation, Education and Research.
Te mana o te moana implements programs for the protection and monitoring of French Polynesian marine species (cetaceans, turtles, fish, coral). In accordance with this mission, the association manages the Sea Turtles’ Clinic which is set up on the premises of the InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa.
Te mana o te moana promotes environmental awareness for the public, for local populations and especially for children, through school programmes and communication material aimed at a better understanding of the local natural heritage and its fragile balance.
Te mana o te moana, in partnership with other associations and universities, is involved in studies and research projects pertaining to the Polynesian marine fauna and flora and island ecosystems.