Philosophy

 SORCE Vision:

To achieve sustainable community backed methods of ensuring the ongoing restoration of marine ecosystems to a state of good health, well-being and productivity that can be maintained and improved upon for generations to come.


SORCE Mission:

SORCE is dedicated to the protection and restoration of the marine environment through scientific action, field research and global education. We strive to promote an understanding of the need for change and a drive to achieve a sustainable future for our world’s natural ecosystems.


SORCE Values:

Teamwork – we believe that the more people who participate in finding and actioning a solution to the challenges facing the natural world the more effective we will be. Further to this we believe that it is only by working together that we can achieve our ultimate goals.

Responsibility – We have built our organisation on a foundation of integrity and respect, not just for the environment and the species we strive to protect but also the people we work with and the communities we engage within.

Honesty – We operate with the understanding that mankind has an obligation to be better. We ensure that all of our work is communicated and shared accurately and we hold ourselves accountable for all that we do.

Relevance – We ensure that the work we do has scientific research and academic knowledge at its root so that we can move forwards in a productive manner towards meaningful impact.

Inspirational – We are incredibly passionate about the opportunity we have to make a difference to the planet and all life within it. We seek to motivate and empower people, communities and corporations through our work and teachings and aim to equip them with the knowledge and drive to act.