About us

C2O was established in 2008. Our mission is to translate science into practical solutions for management and conservation.

Our focus is on providing effective and trusted delivery of multi-disciplinary science that facilitates sustainable natural resource management and community wellbeing. We have extensive networks within regional organisations, environmental agencies, NGOs, International donors, research institutions and government in Australia, the Pacific, Asia, Europe and the Americas.

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Our vision

To deliver project outcomes that support a sustainable future while building a rewarding work environment and healthy work-life balance.

Our Values

Trustworthy and dependable

Integrity and respect

Quality and performance excellence

Environmental leadership

Equity and diversity

Effort and dedication

Continuous improvement

Rewarding work

Our capabilities

We have specialist skills in a broad range of discipines:

Climate change adaptation of coastal and marine resources

Climate change vulnerability assessments

Coastal ecosystems and fisheries assessments

Community-based natural resource management

Community engagement and consultation

Environmental impact assessments

Field capabilities and commercial divers

Marine outlook reporting

Policy development and analysis

Protected area management and planning

Ridge-to-reef monitoring and management

Science synthesis and communication

Spatial management prioritisation

Water quality monitoring

Workshop facilitation