- Local populations, through report on this action on TV, radio, press….
- School pupils, through showing the film of the clean-up to all pupils visiting the sea turtles’ clinic and taking part in educative programmes.
Tools and equipment needed
- Powerpoint presentation, DVD and films.
- Articles in newspapers, TV, radio…
- Beach clean-up equipment: gloves, bags, spades…
- Boats to reach the island and evacuate the garbage: thanks to our partners.
Means to engage
- Company to duplicate the DVD
- Contact schools for dissemination with agreement from the elementary education services.
Partners to involve
- Business and private sector : Local tourism services such as Intercontinental Resort and Spa
- Interpretation centres and museums: Moorea Dolphin Center
- Local authorities: Ville d’Arue
- National agencies and institutions: SEP (Polynesian Environment Society), Ministère de
1. Organisation of the clean-up mission.
2. Workshop activity scenario and presentation of images on the clean-up operation.
3. Study beforehand of the topic of waste and pollution in the classroom with the teacher :
importance of recycling and respect of nature.
1. Explanation to pupils of the need to protect our environment, reduce waste, respect
2. Dissemination of the video as a tool for discussion and debate, helping to understand why
it is important to protect nature.
3. Data and information on the time needed for decomposition of waste.
« We did not think that on such an island with no inhabitant there would be so much waste !” classroom of 9-years-old pupils (CE 2) Haapiti. Moorea.
« People are so dirty ! » an 11-years-old pupil of CM2 Papétoai. Moorea
« 840kg of collected garbage, this is enormous and incredible» local radio speaker.
« What you have done is remarkable and should serve as example» visitor of the centre.
- Clean the non-inhabited island of Tetiaroa from all waste and rubbish from entropic sources.
- Raise awareness of local populations and school pupils on the importance to respect our Ocean.
Marine and coastal habitat / Education
Te Mana O Te Moana
Intercontinental Resort & Spa / Moorea dolphin center /
Ville d’Arue / SEP (Polynesion Environment Society)/
Garbage collecting on the TETIAROA island
French Polynesia / Asia Pacific