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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’AdamoAndrew DowseScott GriersonJeremy KamoAlex OggGrant OldfieldJason McFarlaneLyndon LlewellynMatt PemberBrigitte SmithRay SteedmanLuke Twomey, and Ray Wills.

We acknowledge the assistance and inspiration from many institutions, including:

Australian Marine Sciences AssociationAustralian Institute of Marine ScienceIndian Ocean Region Research GroupInnovationXchange (DFAT)Minderoo FoundationSecondMuseUNESCO International Oceanographic CommissionUniversity of Western Australia Oceans InstituteWest Tech Fest and Rotto Tech FestWestern 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.

Related Pages

  • 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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