OUR VISION

MMFs Vision is to be the leading Australian marine mammal conservation and research organisation, advancing the natural marine environment through applied research, community engagement and next generation learning.

OUR MISSION

Conduct Applied Research
Working with Australian and International scientists and researchers, to establish and advance the knowledge, conservation, and protection of Australia’s marine mammals.
Apply Findings
To apply the findings and learnings from our research to achieve informed and effective conservation outcomes.
Raise Awareness
To raise community and stakeholder knowledge of marine conservation issues and empower change through greater awareness and action opportunities.
Provide Education
To encourage and support the next generation, from early learners through to tertiary students, to ensure that what we do today, creates a better tomorrow.

WHAT WE DO

Conducting applied research, and working with Australian and International scientists and researchers to establish and advance the knowledge, conservation and protection of Australia’s marine mammals.

Aims
  • To conduct applied marine mammal research;
  • To be at the leading edge of marine mammal scientific endeavour;
  • To provide support for affiliated research projects;
  • To publish & present results in international peer-reviewed publications and conferences; and
  • To respond to marine mammal stranding events and provide scientific input and recovery assistance for various stakeholders.

View all Applied Research Initiatives here

Applying the findings and learnings from the research to achieve informed and effective conservation outcomes

Aims
  • To promote community and industry awareness and involvement in conservation;
  • To use information from AMMCFs applied research programs for the greater conservation and protection of marine mammals;
  • To align with other conservation organisations for a united conservation voice; and
  • To deliver conservation programs that enhance the natural marine environment.
  • To conduct applied marine mammal research;
  • To be at the leading edge of marine mammal scientific endeavour;
  • To provide support for affiliated research projects;
  • To publish & present results in international peer-reviewed publications and conferences; and
  • To respond to marine mammal stranding events and provide scientific input and recovery assistance for various stakeholders.

Raising community and stakeholder awareness of marine conservation issues and empower change through greater awareness and action opportunities.

Aims
  • To support community & stakeholder engagement, informing a balanced and transparent conservation effort;
  • To present community awareness presentations;
  • To make science more accessible to the broader community; and
  • To enable the community to make a difference through volunteering, citizen science and action initiatives.

Encouraging and supporting the next generation, from early learners through to tertiary students, including work-placements and our Applied Science Educations Program (ASEP). 

Aims
  • To encourage and support emerging marine mammal scientists in their research and conservation efforts;
  • To provide financial support and training for young up-and-coming researchers;
  • To engage in Primary & Secondary school environmental & conservation based programs; and
  • To provide opportunities for higher degree learning: Honours, Masters and PhD projects.

SIGN UP TO OUR NEWSLETTER

Sign up to our newsletter to get the latest news and insights from Marine Mammal Foundation delivered straight to your inbox.

We hate spam as much as you do. Your information will never be shared or sold to third party companies.

MEET OUR TEAM

Make a Donation to Support Marine Mammal Research and Conservation