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Creating awareness through education & community programs on Sustainable Ocean ecosystem in North Borneo, Sabah. We commit to enhancing impact - creating awareness through education & community programs for a sustainable ocean ecosystem by tapping into our community of coastline communities, business owners, consumers, scientists, NGO's and artists who love the ocean planet, ie the local community, student, tourist and diving community.
We will create more educational programmes, activity and awareness talk / round table sharing that tackles coral reef, seagrass, seaweed, mangrove, wildlife, marine ecosystem sustainability, share sustainable standard practice, inspire to live a sustainability lifestyle, sustainable experiences and citizen science opportunities, practice to work with nature, and not against nature to communities.
We will create more sharing sessions to understand and learn from the local communities and to help / guide create and choose sustainable marine activity, businesses, local tourism offerings.
We will spotlight schools, the community as well as entrepreneurs and NGO's who are providing solutions and sustainable pathways to a more resilient future for our blue ocean planet.
We will bring sustainable solutions to our ocean-pathway through the action of of Conservation, Industry, Arts, Recreation, Tourism, and Science.
Progress reports
By 2020, sustainably manage and protect marine and coastal ecosystems to avoid significant adverse impacts, including by strengthening their resilience, and take action for their restoration in order to achieve healthy and productive oceans
Type of commitment
  • Community or Locally Managed Marine Areas
  • Large Marine Ecosystem approach
  • Ecosystem-based Adaptation
By 2020, effectively regulate harvesting and end overfishing, illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing and destructive fishing practices and implement science-based management plans, in order to restore fish stocks in the shortest time feasible, at least to levels that can produce maximum sustainable yield as determined by their biological characteristics
Type of commitment
  • Reduction and elimination fishing practices and gear that destroy/degrade marine habitat
  • Science-based fisheries management plans
  • Ecosystem approach to fisheries (EAF)
  • Eco-labelling, traceability, certification programmes
By 2020, conserve at least 10 per cent of coastal and marine areas, consistent with national and international law and based on the best available scientific information
Type of commitment
  • Marine protected area with partial protection
  • Locally or community managed marine areas
By 2030, increase the economic benefits to Small Island developing States and least developed countries from the sustainable use of marine resources, including through sustainable management of fisheries, aquaculture and tourism
Type of commitment
  • Economic benefits from sustainable fisheries
  • Economic benefits from sustainable tourism
Increase scientific knowledge, develop research capacity and transfer marine technology, taking into account the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Criteria and Guidelines on the Transfer of Marine Technology, in order to improve ocean health and to enhance the contribution of marine biodiversity to the development of developing countries, in particular small island developing States and least developed countries
Type of commitment
  • Scientific, socioeconomic and interdisciplinary research
  • Data access and sharing
  • Training and professional development
  • Scientific cooperation
  • Transfer marine technology
Provide access for small-scale artisanal fishers to marine resources and markets
Type of commitment
  • Community empowerment for fisheries management
Setup A shark sanctuary to legally protect remaining shark in south china sea.
To Propagate 20,000 of corals and organize 50 coastline community coral reefs / marine life education awareness talk
Setup one (1) Mangrove Park Research, Education & Conservation Centre.
Setup three (3) Turtle Hatchery and train 30 turtle ranger (scuba diver/local community.)
In-kind contribution
Need to gather more contribution, sponsor and support from organization that have same interest and convince the local community and the local businesses.
In-kind contribution
Need to gather more contribution, sponsor and support from organization that have same interest and convince the local community, scuba dive professional and the local dive resort.
In-kind contribution
Need to gather more contribution, sponsor and support from organization that have same interest.
Other, please specify
Support from expert and political person.
Basic information
Time-frame: January 2020 - December 2022
Seagrass Guardian - NGO, Seadling Sdn Bhd-Private Sector, Little Feet Initiative- NGO, Grow The Goose- Partnership, SCT Mangrove Park Conservation Centre - Private Sector, Mantanani Dream Holiday Sdn Bhd - Private Sector, Ocean Quest Global - NGO, 1StopBorneo Wildlife - NGO, Akinabalu Youth Hostel- Private Sector, Ocean Virgo Scuba Dive - Private Sector, Sabah Shark Protection Association - NGO
Ocean Basins
  • South Pacific
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Local communities.
Contact information
CHIN MONICA, MS, monicachc@hotmail.com, +60162550010
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