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Like eating fish? It’s time to start caring where it comes from

Thu 30 October 2014
Australians love seafood. Whether it’s fish and chips by the seaside or prawns on the barbie at Christmas, it’s integral to many of our traditions and social gatherings. Yet very little of the seafood we consume is sustainable. For a country that has such a love affair with the ocean, I find this perplexing.

Abbot Point dredge decision a step closer

Wed 29 October 2014
The federal environment minister will make a decision on whether to allow dredge spoil to be dumped on Queensland wetlands without a separate report on the potential impacts.

Minister Hunt bows to pressure to assess dredging and dumping without Environmental Impact Statement

Wed 29 October 2014
Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt has bowed to pressure from the Queensland Government by agreeing to fast track approvals for dredging and dumping with minimal assessment of the risks says the Australian Marine Conservation Society.

Fish or foul?

Wed 29 October 2014
Do you know what you are eating when you order the fisherman's basket at your local fish-and-chip shop? What species of fish is inside the batter and where did it come from? Were other sea creatures harmed in bringing that fish to your table?

10 crucial actions to save the Reef

Tue 28 October 2014
WWF-Australia and the Australian Marine Conservation Society today released a 10-point plan to save the Great Barrier Reef, in response to the Queensland Government’s Draft Reef 2050 strategy.

Plan won't save Great Barrier Reef: Australian scientists

Tue 28 October 2014
Australia's plans to protect the Great Barrier Reef are inadequate, short-sighted and will not prevent its decline, the country's pre-eminent grouping of natural scientists said Tuesday.

World’s biggest bank walks out on Great Barrier Reef coal port

Tue 28 October 2014
The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed news that the world’s biggest bank has seen the commercial risk associated with investing in the proposed expansion of the Abbot Point coal port.

Frank Woodley fights ocean killer

Fri 24 October 2014
One of Australia’s favourite comedians Frank Woodley has joined forces with the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) to launch a campaign against one of our ocean’s biggest killers - plastic pollution.


Barnett's backdown on controversial shark cull welcomed

Fri 24 October 2014
The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed the Western Australian government’s decision to pull back from their controversial shark cull program today.

Nearly 700 sharks killed in Queensland's cull program but conservationists say no evidence it works

Fri 24 October 2014
Nearly 700 sharks have been killed in the last year in Queensland's shark control program, but a conservation group says there is no evidence it actually works.

Qld Fisheries shark program kills nearly 700 sharks and 100 other animals

Fri 24 October 2014
Queensland's Fisheries Department has revealed its shark control program has killed nearly 700 sharks and 100 other animals in the past year.

Fish larvae development impacted by dredging

Fri 24 October 2014
A NEW study has found higher levels of sediment caused by dredging affect coral reef fish larvae populations.

Nemo threatened by dredge sediment in Great Barrier Reef

Fri 24 October 2014
The Australian Marine Conservation Society has expressed deep concern over the increasing risk to clownfish from dredging and dumping of dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef, revealed in a new study.

300 SUPPORT FLOTILLA FOR THE REEF IN AIRLIE

Thu 23 October 2014
The Whitsunday Flotilla for the Reef, held at the Cannonvale marine club on Sunday morning, was one of two Queensland events aimed at persuading the State and Federal Governments to ban the dumping of dredge spoil in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef.

Abbott Point likely a dud investment as well as damaging the Great Barrier Reef

Thu 23 October 2014
A new report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis has revealed coalmines in the Galilee Basin represent a huge risk to Australian investors in addition to the risks they pose to the Great Barrier Reef from damaging port expansion.

Vale Gough Whitlam and his legacy of marine protection

Tue 21 October 2014
The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) today paid tribute to the extraordinary legacy and vision of former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam.

Alliance seeks fish labelling so you know what you're eating

Mon 20 October 2014
IF YOU love seafood, chances are you often eat fish that isn't quite what you think it is.

Residents turn out to support WRAD

Mon 20 October 2014
OVER 300 people from all walks of life joined Whitsunday Residents Against Dumping to create a spectacular heart formation for the Reef in Airlie Beach to demand the State and Federal governments ban dumping in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area.

Whitsunday community unites for flotilla with a message for the QLD Government

Mon 20 October 2014
Over 300 people from all walks of life joined Whitsunday Residents Against Dumping to create a spectacular heart formation for the Reef in Airlie Beach today to demand the State and Federal governments ban dumping in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area.

Townsville community unites for flotilla with a message for the QLD Government

Mon 20 October 2014
400 people from all walks of life came together for a mass Flotilla for the Reef in Townsville on Sunday to demand the State and Federal governments ban dumping in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area.

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