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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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Check out our stunning Christmas gift range. Purchase a beautiful present for a loved one and you'll also be making a critical donation to support our marine conservation work. Start shopping

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Our oceans need you.

Make a difference as you help to protect some of the last relatively unspoilt tropical waters remaining in the world.

As the Australian Marine Conservation Society’s Marine Campaigner your job is to be a catalyst for change – building support for the protection of the Top End’s marine environment.

You will support the delivery of the Top End Sea Life campaign to build community interest in and engagement with the protection of the Northern Territory’s marine environment including innovative marine protected areas.

Applications close 10am on Monday 14th December.

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Shocking new video reveals Nemo at risk from Abbot Point dredging

Dredging of the Great Barrier Reef’s waters could damage the home of iconic clown fish, coral and other natural wonders documented in a new video.

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Media Release: Japan confirms they will kill Antarctic whales again; Australian Government must act

The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) today urged Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to stand up to the Government of Japan in response to the Japanese Government’s announcement overnight that they will resume Antarctic whaling this year. The Japanese Government confirmed to the International Whaling Commission that their whaling fleet will hunt and kill 333 minke whales this summer for so-called ‘scientific research’.

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Qld charity beer to raise funds for Great Barrier Reef

A Brisbane man will donate half the profits from his new beer company to conservation of the Great Barrier Reef.

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Protect our Whales

The Japanese Government plans to resume illegal whaling this Christmas – in our Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary.

If we don’t stop their illegal hunt, hundreds of minke whales will be cruelly slaughtered by the time our summer holidays are over.

As an Australian, your action is essential to stop this.

Please make a donation so that together we can protect our whales.

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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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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. The designs are also featured in a pack of greeting cards. Heartfelt thanks to Collider for the creative.

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