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

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Coral bleaching by Bridie Allan

A destructive underwater heatwave is causing coral bleaching along the length of the Great Barrier Reef.

Please sign the petition asking Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull for a rapid transition to renewables.

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Ban shark finning

From shark fisheries in the Great Barrier Reef to our southern seas, Australia is still sending shark fins overseas by the tonne.

And we’re importing fins from countries with poorer fishing regulations than our own, countries that cruelly cut off the fins of sharks while they're still alive and dump the bodies overboard.

It is unacceptable and it has got to stop! Please sign our petition.

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Media Release: AMCS rejects attempts to stifle environmental charities

The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has rejected the deeply flawed recommendations of an inquiry into the charitable status of environment groups and called on Prime Minister Turnbull and Environment Minister Greg Hunt to do the same.

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The Australian Marine Conservation Society has today condemned the Federal budget’s lack of investment in protection of the Great Barrier Reef from further mass coral bleaching and the future of tourism that relies on our natural wonder.

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The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed the Greens’ announcement of a 7-point plan of measures to revitalise the Great Barrier Reef and support the tourism industry that relies on it, which goes further than the Turnbull Government and Labor pledges to date.

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Oris watch by Kristian Dowling, Calibre

AMCS is delighted to be partnering with Oris for their new Great Barrier Reef Limited Edition II watch!

To help protect the Great Barrier Reef, Oris will make a donation to our vital campaign work, funded by sales of this limited edition diver’s watch.

The watch is stunning, befitting of our glorious Great Barrier Reef, one of the natural wonders of the world.

The support of Oris puts wind in our sails and helps our work to protect Australia’s most precious natural asset. It is under pressure from so many fronts, but with businesses like Oris helping to fund our work to protect it, our campaign in its defence continues. Check it out!

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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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Great Barrier Beer

At least 50% of the profits from Great Barrier Beer go to help fund AMCS's work to protect the reef!
This crisp mid-strength IPA is the only beer in Australia to support the work of a charity and AMCS is proud to be the first Australian charity with its own beer!