VR for good

We are using the power of VR to educate and tell important stories of conservation projects around the world.

Warna Warni Kids

Sustainability through Art

support the warna warni school

By donating $25, you will help preserve Banda's reefs and tradition

Fighting plastic in indonesia

The annual consumption of plastic bottles is set to top half a trillion by 2021, far outstripping recycling efforts and jeopardising oceans, coastlines and life on the planet. The demand, equivalent to 20,000 bottles bought every second, is driven by an insatiable desire for bottled water and the spread of the “on the go” culture in Asia Pacific.

Warna Warni is an afternoon school in Banda Neira that organizes beach clean-ups, engages the local community in recycling the plastic debris and teaches the kids sustainability through arts and crafts.

While traveling to the Banda Islands in Indonesia earlier in 2018, I found that this part of the Coral Triangle was facing enormous pressure from plastic pollution. Working together with Mita Alwi, heading up the Warna Warni afternoon school, we brought an underwater VR experience to the local children which allows them to experience the difference between a healthy reef and one destroyed by pollution. Read the press release here.

You can support the preservation of the preciousthe coral reefs surrounding the Banda Sea by making a donation to the Warna Warni school.

By donating you can support Mita to

  • Buy books and supplies  for the classes
  • Help fund clean-ups
  • Fix the leaking roof of the school
  • Fund the purchase of a converter to turn plastic debris into fuel
  • Pay salaries to the volunteers and improve the livelihoods of the local community

Marine Megafauna Foundation

Preventing over-fishing in Mozambique

Reef closure success

For many coastal communities in Mozambique, fishing is a primary source of food and income. Many families depend almost entirely on the resources of the sea for survival. Although fishermen traditionally use rods and lines, overfishing has meant they now resort to gill nets to sustain their catch.
The foundations flagship conservation initiative, the Sustainable Seas Program, aims to empower communities to manage their marine ecosystems in a sustainable way. This journalistic piece takes you to Tofo in Mozambique to witness the opening of a six-month reef closure.  Meet members of the foundation and the local community to hear what they have to say about the initiative and its impact.

If you wish to learn more about MMF and their work, check out their website.

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