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

Ask your MP to stand up for the Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is fighting for its life. It’s just experienced the worst coral bleaching event in its history and farm pollution runoff is fuelling a Crown of Thorns starfish outbreak.

We urgently need our politicians to act if we are to stop the damage from spreading and give the Reef a chance to recover.

Please send an email to your MP and ask them to stand up for the Reef this election!

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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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News

DEADLINE NEAR FOR REEF ACTION: SCIENTISTS REVEAL REEF TERMINAL IN 5 YEARS WITHOUT ELECTION COMMITMENT TO STRONGER PROTECTION

Australia has received a stark wake up call on the future of the Great Barrier Reef with scientists from James Cook University revealing today the natural icon will be “terminal” within five years without urgent action on water quality and global warming.

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NEW STUDY REVEALS COAL DUST KILLS CORAL: AMCS CALLS FOR AN END TO COAL PORT EXPANSION ALONG THE REEF COAST

A new study revealing coal dust released into seawater kills corals and slows seagrass and fish growth highlights the urgent need to stop coal port expansion down the Reef coastline, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society.

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Polls show voters demand election action on global warming: volunteers take it to the streets to talk climate

Environment groups representing more than 1.5 million Australians will be campaigning together this election in an unprecedented coordinated effort, calling for all candidates and parties to have strong policies to address global warming and transition to clean energy.

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free sustainable seafood app

Australia's Sustainable Seafood Guide is your independent tool to choosing seafood wisely!

It was developed in response to growing public concern about overfishing, farming practices and their impact on our oceans and wildlife.

It is designed to help you make informed seafood choices and play a part in swelling the tide for sustainable seafood in Australia.

Check out the Guide online and download the app for iPhone or Android!

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Sustainable Seafood Guide

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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!

 

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