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

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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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, ACT or WA, 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

AUSTRALIA NEEDS A NATIONAL CLIMATE POLICY BASED ON THE VULNERABILITY OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

The Australian Marine Conservation Society has welcomed comments by new Federal Environment and Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg on ABC Radio that he supports a move away from coal towards renewable energy.

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Media Release: AMCS welcomes release of fisheries Green Paper

The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed the release last week of the long awaited Queensland Government Green Paper on fisheries reform.

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New Report Finds History Of Failure To Prevent Damage To Top End Coasts

Inadequate safeguards and poor decision-making has exposed the Top End’s coasts and waterways to permanent damage from polluting and unregulated development, an analysis of government planning laws and decisions and has found.

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Join us

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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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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Perfect beach shorts from The Rocks Push

AMCS has joined forces with The Rocks Push to save our sharks!

10% of the profits from the shark fin shorts will go towards our future campaigns to end this cruel practice.

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