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

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.

Australia’s Sustainable Seafood Guide has been revised, revamped and updated!

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Fight for the Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef ecosystem on our blue planet, representing about 10% of all the world's coral reefs.

It is one of the seven natural wonders of the world and is dearly loved by locals and visitors alike.

AMCS has a long, proud history of fighting for the Great Barrier Reef. We played a critical role in establishing the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and World Heritage Area.

We're still there every step of the way asking the Queensland and Australian Governments to make decisions in the best interest of the Reef and its communities, rather than deals with the mining companies and big developers.

The future of the Reef hangs in the balance. Big decisions are being made that will have a lasting impact and ultimately determine if our Reef survives and thrives.

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News

Reported Abbot Point dumping backflip is welcome but won't fix the threat of mega ports on the Reef

The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has today welcomed reports of a backdown from port proponents Adani and GVK to avoid dumping dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef’s waters but said that there is a long way to go before the Reef is protected from port expansions.

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Delta dilemma: Campbell Newman must come clean on port expansion plans

The Queensland Government needs to come clean on its plans for the Fitzroy Delta, a nationally significant wetland and the largest river catchment feeding the Great Barrier Reef, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS).

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Great Barrier Reef: Federal MP George Christensen says ‘I got it wrong’

WHEN Australians think of the Great Barrier Reef they probably think of holidays, swimming and snorkelling but the real driver of the economy is mining, an industry that is more dominant than you think. The question is, are Australians happy for mining profits to trump protection of one of the world’s natural wonders of the world - the Great Barrier Reef?

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WA shark cull

Despite growing public and scientific opposition to their shark cull, the Western Australian Government has applied to extend the controversial program for three more years.

A further three years of the shark cull won't improve public safety, but it will have a devastating environmental cost.

If you live in WA, let your MP know you're opposed to shark culling.

If you live outside of WA, sign our petition to the Premier, Colin Barnett.

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