All our efforts and activities are dedicated to advancing marine conservation, with measurable impacts.
We act promptly, as conservation issues arise, using best available knowledge.
In seeking solutions to the many and varied marine conservation problems, we recognise the value of different disciplinary approaches.
We engage a wide spectrum of stakeholders and partners, from fishers to policy makers.
We acknowledge the particular importance of involving women and marginalised groups in society.
We recognise that projects need to be durable in environmental, social and economic terms.
We direct our initiatives at community and governance levels that match the nature and complexity of the conservation problem.
We act with integrity and openness.