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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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Sea Guardians are the lifeblood of AMCS. They are the wind in our sails, and help us plan for long term, strategic conservation campaigns.

For as little as 66c a day, you can help us continue our critical work to combat overfishing, create marine sanctuaries, and protect our endangered marine life like whales, sea turtles and dugongs.

All Sea Guardian donations are 100% tax-deductible. Join as one of our treasured Sea Guardians today!

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Take plastic off the plate for our sea life

Plastic is often mistaken for food by seabirds and turtles. Throughout the world, around one million seabirds and 100,000 marine mammals are killed every year by plastics, either entangled, strangled, choked or starved.

If you live in VIC, TAS or ACT sign our petition and show your support for a national Cash for Containers system! Cash for Containers is the best way to reduce litter and increase recycling.

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News

BREAKING: Government shark contractor’s alleged illegal shark fin possession raises serious concerns

Allegations have surfaced that fin and jaws of potentially endangered shark species have been found at the property of a Queensland Government shark control contractor in Southern Queensland.

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Media Release: Urgent action needed to tackle Darwin Harbour oil spill

The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) expressed alarm at the significant oil spill reported in Darwin Harbour today.

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Land clearing vote signals sustained campaign – AMCS

The Australian Marine Conservation Society says that until broadscale tree clearing ends in the Great Barrier Reef catchment, the Reef is in serious danger and the campaign to stop the clearing will continue.

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Flic's legacy

AMCS has launched the Felicity Wishart Legacy Fund, to honour our beloved friend and colleague.

The fund will provide scholarships for female environmental activists. The scholarships will pay for leadership training and mentoring, focusing on activists from smaller organisations because empowering grassroots organisations was so important to Flic.

Flic devoted her life to protecting our blue planet. Please help us continue her legacy by  making a contribution.

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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.

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