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

Reject the Cutbacks to Our Marine Sanctuaries

New Abbott-era plans have been released proposing massive cutbacks to marine sanctuaries in crucial hotspots around Australia. 

Right now the Government is asking for your feedback.

Add your name today to reject the cutbacks and fully restore our National Network of Sanctuaries.

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A Gift For The Reef

Our Great Barrier Reef is in trouble. It has suffered the worst coral bleaching event on record and is under ongoing pressure from pollution along the coast.

Scientists say we need to act now or the Great Barrier Reef will be ‘terminal’ in five years. Your donation counts more than ever.

Please make an urgent tax deductible donation today to help save our global treasure.

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Media Release: Killing Whales for 'Research' Just Got Harder

The International Whaling Commission (IWC) today tightened its rules to stop nations bypassing the global ban on commercial whaling by claiming to be conducting ‘research’.

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Great Barrier Reef corals still dying from record underwater heatwave - new study reveals

New findings from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies show corals in the northern third of our Great Barrier Reef are continuing to die after record coral bleaching earlier this year.

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Adani pressure turning Palaszczuk into Newman 2.0

Adani and the mining lobby are pressuring the Palaszczuk Government to act like the Newman Government, says the Australian Marine Conservation Society in response to Adani’s latest advertising blitz today.

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Lethal whaling under the spotlight

Japan’s lethal ‘scientific’ whaling program was under the spotlight at the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting in Slovenia.

In a landmark resolution - led by Australia - the 88 nations of the IWC have narrowed the loophole that allows nations to kill whales for scientific research. 

While the resolution does not completely close the loophole, it does put greater pressure on Japan to end Antarctic whaling and opens up the country up to legal ramifications if they continue their program. 

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