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

Rise for the Oceans

AMCS is part of Brisbane Festival! For one night only, author Tim Winton, musicians Bernard Fanning and Katie Noonan, solo sailor Jessica Watson and author of The Reef - A Passionate History, Professor Iain McCalman and other special guests will edify, thrill, entertain and enlighten us with their hopes and fears for our oceans and reefs – and the extraordinary creatures that inhabit them.

Directed by Vivid Sydney Creative Director Ignatius Jones, the evening will celebrate this hidden universe using projections, illuminated sculptures, dazzling light and animated art.

Be quick as the show is a special one night only event! 

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Good Fish Project means better oceans

Good Fish ProjectAustralians depend on chefs and restaurants for great quality, delicious seafood.

Every day more and more diners want to know where their fish is from and how it was caught or farmed.

So we’ve consulted with chefs and seafood providers to produce The Good Fish Project, to help chefs confidently use and promote seafood that doesn’t harm our oceans.

The Good Fish Project is an industry-inspired initiative designed to engage chefs and catering professionals in the sumptuous world of sustainable seafood.

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News

UNESCO will keep reef on watch list as it's not 'in danger'

THE decision by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee to keep the Great Barrier Reef on the 'watch' list for another four years shows that the reef is still at risk of being listed as 'in danger.'

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World Heritage Committee is still worried and still watching – Reef not out of danger yet: AMCS

Today’s decision by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee to keep the Great Barrier Reef on the ‘watch’ list for another four years shows that the Reef is still at risk of being listed as ‘in danger’ and the Australian government needs to do more to protect it, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS).

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Newman government keen on Adani coalmine despite treasury advice

The former Queensland government planned to invest hundreds of millions of dollars into project even after being warned it was unviable and risky

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Oil & Gas in our marine sanctuaries - what's next?

Oil and gas companies have quietly been granted permits to look for petroleum in our marine sanctuaries, including an area that is an important migratory habitat for humpback whales, blue whales, sea lions, and breeding habitat for the western rock lobster.

Seismic testing has already begun in some sanctuaries, off the coast of Western Australia. If the seismic tests are successful the next step would be exploratory drilling.

If the government hadn't decided to review our marine sanctuaries in 2014, mining exploration would be prohibited in these areas.

Tell the government to keep oil and gas out of our sanctuaries!

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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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Keep Calm and Love Sharks

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