ABOUT ‘i sea, i care’ COMMUNITIES

Discover why you should be a part of the ISIC community. 

WHEN YOU JOIN ISIC COMMUNITIES YOU ARE:

  • Protecting the coastal and marine environments of the two bays area, particularly our resident dolphins and whales
  • Supporting other champion community members, organisations and businesses who protect our bays to create a strong and resilient community
  • Recognising that our actions on land impact our marine & coastal environments and the health of these ecosystems in turn affects our daily lives
  • Joining a new network of people who can support you, and allowing you the opportunity to influence previously unreached community members
  • Accessing accurate, evidence-based reliable information on our marine mammals and the state of the bays
  • Celebrated for the actions you have taken to protect the two bays, as your stories are featured and shared.

BECAUSE:

Our economy, tourism and recreation all rely on healthy coasts and bays. Protecting these ecosystems is beneficial for everybody in the community. Find out how marine pollution impacts humans here.

A future of extreme weather and population growth make it critical that we all do our bit to sustain our communities and safeguard our children’s futures

DRI is an evidence-driven; research, education and leadership organisation with over 20 years of experience in creating a long-term culture of caring for our bays, particularly through our award-winning ‘i sea, i care’ Ambassadors program. Discover more about the impact DRI has had HERE

ISIC COMUNITIES WORKS BY:

  • Valuing and celebrating Victoria’s marine & coastal environment through highlighting and sharing stories from community heroes & our beloved dolphins and whales
  • Building relationships between different community groups & businesses who can share, learn and connect with each other.
  • Connecting with and encouraging behaviour change within ALL community members, even those who aren’t already environmentally conscience
  • Inspiring each other to take simple actions to look after our community within the Two Bays
  • Building a strong shared sense of past & present values and concerns for our coastal community; both environmental, economic and social, for a future we can be proud of

YOU CAN GET INVOLVED BY:

  • Taking simple actions
  • Reading and sharing the stories of fellow community heroes & supporting businesses
  • Sharing your own story and being featured on ISIC communities. Drop us a line HERE
  • Contacting DRI to further discuss how you, your organisation or your business can become an ISIC communities champion and influence a wider audience: HERE