VILEBREQUIN_LOGOVilebrequin renewed its commitment to the ocean in 2016, joining forces with our foundation to protect the future of sea turtles.

From this year, Vilebrequin is helping to the the day-to-day running of the clinic while funding the development of essential educational initiatives for local populations: a two-pronged approach vital to the survival of future generations of sea turtles. More than that, Vilebrequin Studio has released an exclusive father-son Moorea design, of which 10$ dollars will be donated to the association for every swimsuit sold. A message of hope, the limited edition Te mana o te moana print sees the iconic Vilebrequin swimming peacefully through a world map of coral reefs… Click here to get more information about this “Moana” edition. www.vilebrequin.com 

Pacific Beachcomber

Te mana o te moana collaborates with the Pacific Beachcomber team in setting up preservation programs in all the group’s hotels, including on the atoll of Tetiaroa.


Polynesian jeweler, has launched “Tetiaroa Jewelry Collection” to support us donating a portion of its sales on this jewelry collection.


Moorea Dolphin Center

The Moorea Dolphin Center has decided to support and to fund te mana o te moana since 2005 depending on various projects.


Hotel InterContinental Resort & Spa

The InterContinental Group and mostly The Intercontinental Moorea Resort and spa partly subsidize the te mana o te moana non-profit foundation in hosting our facility and the Sea Turtle Clinic.


 Air Tahiti Nui

Thanks to the airline company Air Tahiti Nui, te mana o te moana could welcome popular scientists, astronauts, to make them participate to seminars, congress towards school chidlren and locals.




Tetiaroa Society

Since the 2014-2015 sea turtles nesting season, Tetiaroa Society is helping our Foundation to conduce our sea turtles nest monitoring on the atoll of Tetiaroa.




fondation-ND-H-2013-quadriFondation Nature & Découverte

Supports field projects of associations acting for environmental protection in France, French overseas territories and French-speaking African countries. For the next two years, Nature et Découvertes organises a special challenge and a race for its employees in order to collect donations for the foundation.


Air Tahiti

Air Tahiti transports sea turtles to the Turtle’s Clinic in Moorea, and supports educational missions of te mana o te moana in the islands.


The Pew Charitable Trusts

Since the end of 2014, Pew mandated our Foundation to develop a huge awareness raising program through an education campaign in favor of the protected areas and the needs to protect our ocean heritage.



The French Coral Reef Initiative (IFRECOR) is a national initiative for overseas territories with coral reefs.



The Ministry for Sustainable Development in French Polynesia

The Ministry of the Environment and the Direction for the Environment in French Polynesia entrusted us since more than 11 years with the Sea Turtle Clinic management.

http://www.developpement-durable.gouv.fr/ and http://www.environnement.pf


The Ministry for Education in French Polynesia – DGEE (Directorate General for Education and Teachings in French Polynesia).

All our educational programs, their components and every new project held are state-approved by the Ministry for Education and the DGEE since more than 10 years.



mahana tMoorea Mahana Tours

The Moorea Mahana Tours company is situated in the hotel InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa. It lends its boats to te mana o te moana when turtles need to be released.


L’ Aquarium de la Rochelle

Provide actions towards education and conservation.



Public institutions – Collaborators

Ongoing : 

French Ministry for Sustainable Development



French Development Agency – AFD



Ministry for Sustainable Development in French Polynesia



Ministry for Education in French Polynesia – DGEE




Polynesian Institute for Youth and Sports



The Island Research Center and Environment Observatory located in Opunohu bay in Moorea is linked to the French Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes (Advanced Studies Practical Institution) and is part of the French Marine Stations National network of the CNRS (National Scientific Research Center).


Moorea Maiao City hall

Since many years, the City hall priority goal is to favor a sustainable development for the island of Moorea.




World Ocean Network

The World Ocean Network aims at inspiring and bringing out individual change in behaviour regarding the sustainable management of the global ocean.


Marine Turtles’ Group – France (GTMF)



France Nature Environnement (FNE)

A network linking around 3000 non profit organisations for the protection of environment, in France and French overseas territories.


Te Ora Naho – FAPE

Federation of Polynesian non-profit organisations for the Protection of Environment




WWF France Foundation

The WWF Foundation has supported te mana o te moana for the educational toolkit “Coral reefs booklet for French Overseas Territories”. Since 2015, we are one of the members of the Foundation.



Non-profit organisations –


International Union for Conservation of Nature

IUCN is the world’s oldest and largest global environmental network – Te mana o te moana is a member of IUCN.



Mission Blue, Sylvia Earle Alliance

Since 2015, our Foundation is pleased to be apart of Mission Blue,  a global initiative of the Sylvia Earle Alliance, a 501c3 organization, which was formed in response to Sylvia Earle’s 2009 TED Prize wish. Dr. Earle urged people “to use all means at your disposal (…) to create a campaign to ignite public support for a global network of marine protected areas; Hope Spots large enough to save and restore the blue heart of the planet.” Currently, the Mission Blue community includes 100+ respected ocean conservation groups and like-minded organizations — from large multinational companies down to individual scientific teams doing important research.





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