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

Save our threatened sharks

All around Australia, sharks are under pressure, killed from fear and loathing.

Sharks are majestic, misunderstood marine creatures that are critical to the health of our seas. Yet they are pointlessly destroyed by our own governments, with the logic of an age gone by - when the ocean was something to be tamed and controlled.

Please donate to save our threatened sharks, because if you and I don’t, who will?

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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.

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

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News

Another international bank dumps Queensland’s mine, rail and port expansion that threatens Great Barrier Reef

The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed Societe Generale’s decision to withdraw involvement in the Alpha coal mine, putting investment in port and rail infrastructure at Abbot Point in doubt.

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Environmentalist: State Govt 'arrogant' over Abbot Point

AN ENVIRONMENTAL campaigner has slammed a State Government move to ask dredging companies for information on how they would complete the Abbot Point dredging project as "arrogant".

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Conservationists remain unconvinced about dredge spoil dumping plans

Conservationists say they are still not convinced plans to expand a north Queensland coal port will not affect the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

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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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Sustainable Seafood Guide

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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Amazing Oceans Calendar

Bring the ocean into your home every day of the year with this stunning A3 sized wall calendar, featuring photographs of marine wildlife found from Antarctica to the tropics. Be quick as the 2014 calendars sold out!

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