OUR PARTNERS IN THE PHILIPPINES
Philippine Reef and Rainforest Conservation Foundation
Provincial Government of Southern Leyte
Coral Cay is operating in Southern Leyte on the invitation of the Provincial Government of Southern Leyte (PGSL) and their respective departments under a tripartite Memorandum of Agreement between CCC, the PGSL and PRRCFI. Together, we are able to provide technical expertise and training opportunities in marine conservation science to all levels of governance, from the provincial departments down to the Municipalities. Coral Cay works closely with the fisheries, environmental resource and tourism offices to support and provide training and livelihood development activities to local communities. The PGSL is supporting Coral Cay through the provision of a research project site.
The British Embassy has also provided financial support to Coral Cay's community programmes, particularly towards the provision of training and scholarship opportunities through Coral Cay's scholarship programmes.
Ocean Action Research Centre
Southern Leyte State University
OUR GLOBAL PARTNERS
Diving Disease Research Centre
The DDRC act as an external medical advisor to Coral Cay providing information and medical support for our dive operations in the field.
Foreign & Commonwealth Office
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office – ‘the FCO’ or ‘the Foreign Office’ for short – is the government department responsible for promoting British interests overseas and supporting our citizens
and businesses around the globe. They are Britain’s diplomatic service and represent the UK government overseas.
With a worldwide network of embassies and consulates the FCO is a unique national asset. The FCO provide a range of travel advice and support services for CCC volunteers and staff prior to and during expeditions overseas. With experts and advisors located around the world in over 170 countries they are perfectly placed to support the welfare and safety of individuals involved with CCC.
Fauna & Flora International
Through their vision of a sustainable future for the planet, where biodiversity is effectively conserved by the people who live closest to it, they act to conserve threatened species and ecosystems worldwide, choosing solutions that are sustainable, based on sound science and take into account human needs. In Cambodia, FFI are working closly with Coral Cay as project partners, helping to implement Marine Protected Areas in the Gulf of Thailand.
Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network
Global reef monitoring was a major theme when the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) was launched at the United Nations Global Conference on Sustainable Development of Small Islands Developing States in Barbados in 1994. In 1995, ICRI called on many nations to commit themselves towards increasing research and monitoring of reefs to provide the data for effective management (The Call to Action and Framework for Action).
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
NOAA is an agency that enriches life through science. Their reach goes from the surface of the sun to the depths of the ocean floor as they work to keep citizens informed of the changing environment around them. From daily weather forecasts, severe storm warnings and climate monitoring to fisheries management, coastal restoration and supporting marine commerce, NOAA’s products and services support economic vitality and affect more than one-third of America’s gross domestic product.
NOAA’s dedicated scientists use cutting-edge research and high-tech instrumentation to provide citizens, planners, emergency managers and other decision makers with reliable information they need when they need it.
NOAA’s mission touches the lives of every American and we are proud of our role in protecting life and property and conserving and protecting natural resources. In the Caribbean, NOAA have supported Coral Cay projects aimed at coral conservation and the implementaion of protected areas.
With more than forty years experience, over 135,000 PADI Professionals and more than 6,000 dive shops and resorts worldwide, PADI training materials and services let you experience scuba diving from nearly anywhere.
Project AWARE Foundation conserves underwater environments through education, advocacy and action.
United Nations Development Programme
UNDP is the United Nations' global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. On the ground in 176 countries, they work with countries to produce their own solutions to global and national development challenges.
World leaders have pledged to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, including the overarching goal of cutting poverty in half by 2015. UNDP's network links and coordinates global and national efforts to reach these Goals. UNDP's focus is helping countries build and share solutions to the challenges of democratic governance, poverty reduction, crisis prevention & recovery and HIV/AIDS.
UNDP helps developing countries attract and use aid effectively. In all our activities, they encourage the protection of human rights, capacity development and the empowerment of women. As Project parners, Coral Cay support the goals of the UNDP and help promote the organisation to a wider audience.