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The Australian Marine Conservation Society is Australia's only national charity dedicated exclusively to protecting ocean wildlife and their homes.

Help us fight for the Reef

The coal industry is accelerating their plans to build a mega port at Abbot Point, on the Great Barrier Reef coast. It's a race against time.

We can't let the mining giants get a foothold on our Reef. Mega mines need mega ports and mega ports mean more dredging, more dumping, more pollution, more ships and more problems for our beloved Reef. 

Please DONATE what you can now, and help us take on the mining industry.

Together, we will stop one of the world's biggest coal ports at Abbot Point, stop the damaging dredging in the Reef’s waters, stop the super shipping highway from hurting our defenceless turtles, dugongs and whales.

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Australia's Sustainable Seafood Guide

The seafood we choose today will decide the fate of our oceans tomorrow.

We all know that our oceans are vulnerable to overfishing. But the good news is, there's still plenty of great seafood that doesn't come with a heavy cost to our environment.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Geelong Star Focus of National Super Trawler Day of Action

Factory freezer trawler, the Geelong Star, arrived in Australia on 1 April and within three days it had been approved to go fishing, despite persistent opposition from conservationists, recreational fishers, tourism organisations and people across the country. This weekend hundreds of people are joining events in a National Day of Action across the country to call on Prime Minister Abbott to stop the Geelong Star and other super trawlers from threatening our unique marine life and valuable fisheries.

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Messages in a bottle to call for greater protection of global icon on World Heritage Day

Communities across Australia will come together on World Heritage Day this Saturday to send a ‘message in a bottle’ to Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt asking him for greater protection of our Great Barrier Reef.

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Whale of a Fail: expert review rejects Japan's proposal for a new ‘scientific’ whaling program

The Government of Japan’s plans to restart their ‘scientific whaling’ program in the Antarctic have been dealt a major blow, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS).

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Give Frank a Break

AMCS has joined forces with comedian Frank Woodley to take on the ocean's biggest killer. 

With his comic genius, Frank sets out to catch a fish, but his catch is no laughing matter...

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