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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

Queensland government shouldn’t shoot “Messenger” Obama over Reef strife

The Queensland Government’s fury at President Obama’s remarks on the increasing threats to the Great Barrier Reef reported in today’s Australian shows its blatant disregard for the Reef’s future according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society.

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Matthew Evans - Conversations with Richard Fidler

Matthew Evans gave up his life as a Sydney chef and restaurant reviewer to start his own small farm in Tasmania.

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AMCS welcomes ALP rejection of Qld government plan to subsidise Abbot Point port rail deal

The Australian Marine Conservation Society has welcomed a commitment by the Queensland ALP to scrap the Abbot Point port rail deal proposed by the Queensland Government, if elected.

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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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