These remote islands
of French Polynesia
are dying due to:

  • Economic stagnation
  • Unsustainable use of vulnerable ecosystems
  • Climate change
  • Declining populations
  • Loss of cultural heritage
  • Decreasing biodiversity

Our Goal

The Island Initiative is focussed on empowering communities in the remote islands to develop sustainable economic activities and conserve their natural resources.


Tackling social economic decline

Conserving marine resources



Ocean Awards 2020: Local Hero Award

We are so pleased to announce that The Island Initiative's project with the school children of the Tavahiroa Elementary School of Anaa Atoll has won 'The Local Hero Award’ in the Ocean Awards 2020. This award recognises the positive impact that our work, with the support of the Anaa community, has had on their local...
July 7, 2020
View the Post