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

Save our threatened sharks

All around Australia, sharks are under pressure, killed from fear and loathing.

Sharks are majestic, misunderstood marine creatures that are critical to the health of our seas. Yet they are pointlessly destroyed by our own governments, with the logic of an age gone by - when the ocean was something to be tamed and controlled.

Please donate to save our threatened sharks, because if you and I don’t, who will?

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Give Frank a Break

AMCS has joined forces with comedian Frank Woodley to take on the ocean's biggest killer.

With his comic genius, Frank sets out to catch a fish, but his catch is no laughing matter...

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News

Media Release: Shark nets still killing vulnerable species

The Great White Shark killed in the nets off Bondi Beach this morning is yet another example of why the shark nets should come down, said the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) today.

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Japan cuts Antarctic whale quota after UN court ruling

Japan has reduced quota by two-thirds after UN court called the controversial ‘research whaling’ programme a commercial hunt masquerading as science

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Japan to expand its Antarctic whaling area

Japan is to vastly expand its Antarctic whaling area, and take 333 minke whales, under a scientific research plan to replace the program ruled illegal at Australia's request.

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Australia's Sustainable Seafood Guide

The seafood we choose today will decide the fate of our oceans tomorrow.

We all know that our oceans are vulnerable to overfishing. But the good news is, there's still plenty of great seafood that doesn't come with a heavy cost to our environment.

Australia’s Sustainable Seafood Guide has been revised, revamped and updated!

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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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The Rocks Push board shorts

AMCS has joined with The Rocks Push to raise money to save the Reef. 

For stylish, well-fitting men's swim shorts to wear from the beach to the bar, choose The Rocks Push.

The latest season of The Rocks Push is a colourful collection inspired by the Great Barrier Reef. The Rocks Push choose to make their shorts sustainably.

100% of the profits of the sales of the Shoal print goes towards our Fight For The Reef campaign.

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