The report from Phase 1 of For Blue was produced by in collaboration, as per We Are Arising's ethos of: “enabling wholly what we can not separately, and yet must do effectively, to benefit humanity”. We acknowledge all that contributed.
We acknowledge the team:
Andrew Outhwaite (analysis, author), Rhys Stacker (editing), Justin Faulkner (designer) and Peta North (photography) contributed directly to report production. Will Varey and Rachael West contributed significantly to its conception and communication.
We acknowledge the interviewees who contributed their ideas generously and are leading oceans-related initiatives:
Nick D’Adamo, Andrew Dowse, Scott Grierson, Jeremy Kamo, Alex Ogg, Grant Oldfield, Jason McFarlane, Lyndon Llewellyn, Matt Pember, Brigitte Smith, Ray Steedman, Luke Twomey, and Ray Wills.
We acknowledge the assistance and inspiration from many institutions, including:
Australian Marine Sciences Association, Australian Institute of Marine Science, Indian Ocean Region Research Group, InnovationXchange (DFAT), Minderoo Foundation, SecondMuse, UNESCO International Oceanographic Commission, University of Western Australia Oceans Institute, West Tech Fest and Rotto Tech Fest, Western Australian Marine Science Institution, and Western Australian Ocean Foundation.
We also acknowledge the traditional owners:
The work was done on traditional lands and seas of the Nyoongar people and that we respect their spiritual relationship with their country. We acknowledge the Whadjuk people as the custodians of the greater Walyalup (Fremantle) area and that their cultural and heritage beliefs are still important to the living Whadjuk people today.
And we acknowledge that the views expressed in the report are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the persons or institutions, cited or acknowledged.
- About explains the who and why of this work,
- Outlook explains the perspective and methods,
- Observations in three domains underpin the propositions.
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