Island Reach is a volunteer project, in collaboration with The Ocean Foundation,  responding to global collapse in ocean ecologies and a severe shortage of conservation resources for island communities.  Island Reach is helping to build resilience from ridge to reef in Vanuatu, Melanesia, an archipelago widely recognized for its remarkable biological and cultural diversity. (Map)

Island Reach provides a no-fee, mobile work platform aboard Research Vessel Llyr, along with skilled support services available upon request, to local projects that seek to protect and revitalize communities while building adaptive capacity for environmental stewardship.

With over 80 inhabited islands and many remote villages in the Vanuatu archipelago, Island Reach helps fill critical material and service gaps that impede community, group, and organizational efforts and their alliances throughout the region.  (Mission)


The Island Reach mission survives through community support.  We welcome you to become a Friend of Island Reach with a tax-deductible donation of ANY amount to Island  Reach through our fiscal sponsor, The Ocean Foundation. 

Join this grass roots venture and be part of many hands working towards solutions for our seas!