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

Protect our Whales

The Japanese Government plans to resume illegal whaling this Christmas – in our Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary.

If we don’t stop their illegal hunt, hundreds of minke whales will be cruelly slaughtered by the time our summer holidays are over.

As an Australian, your action is essential to stop this.

Please make a donation so that together we can protect our whales.

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We're Hiring

Our oceans need you. Make a difference as you help to protect some of the last relatively unspoilt tropical waters remaining in world.

As AMCS Marine Campaigner (Northern Territory) your job is to be a catalyst for change – building support for the protection of the Top End’s marine environment.

You will support the delivery of the Top End Sea Life campaign to build community interest in and engagement with the protection of the Northern Territory’s marine environment including innovative marine protected areas.

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Qld charity beer to raise funds for Great Barrier Reef

A Brisbane man will donate half the profits from his new beer company to conservation of the Great Barrier Reef.

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AMCS concerned at reports of coral bleaching

Reports that patches of coral bleaching have started to occur on some inshore parts of the Great Barrier Reef are very concerning according to The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS)

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Media Release: Environment groups criticise weak restrictions for controversial fishery

The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) and the Humane Society International (HSI) today expressed concerns for Australian sea lions after a controversial Western Australian shark fishery was approved for exports with weak and ineffective restrictions.

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Shop for the seas this Christmas

Check out our stunning Christmas gift range. Purchase a beautiful present for a loved one and you'll also be making a critical donation to support our marine conservation work. Start shopping

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Love your seafood but also love our oceans? We are proud to offer Australia's first online sustainability guide to seafood.

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Fragile Oceans shirts

Our oceans and sea creatures are fragile. Help us raise awareness and fund our marine conservation work with these beautiful bubble like t-shirts - whale, octopus and turtle designs available. The designs are also featured in a pack of greeting cards. Heartfelt thanks to Collider for the creative.

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