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


Stopping Adani Coal is the fight of our times! The #StopAdani Alliance is a growing network of 1.5 million people building the biggest movement in Australia’s history.

We aim to stop Adani’s Carmichael Coal Mine and Rail Project, steering  Australia beyond polluting energy, towards a safer climate.

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Sydney’s incredible coasts and ocean are at the heart of our enviable lifestyle. Our beaches, bays and waterways are truly iconic, renowned for their beauty - above and below the water.

Yet less than 1% of Sydney waters are protectedand the impacts from coastal development, pollution plus climate change are mounting.

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Scorecard reveals how party policies stack up on protecting the Great Barrier Reef

A scorecard, out today, reveals how the Great Barrier Reef would fare according to promises made by the major political parties standing in Saturday’s state election.

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Queensland's rare snubfin dolphins and dugongs drown in Great Barrier Reef fishing nets

The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) today expressed deep concern over the deaths of two snubfin dolphins drowned in legally set gillnets in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

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World Heritage report launches at Bonn COP23, finds significant concern for the Great Barrier Reef

Australia’s national treasure is facing a very high level of threat from climate change and there is real concern that its condition is deteriorating, a new report warns.

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Vote for our Reef!

How do the QLD party policies compare?

Our Great Barrier Reef and oceans are under pressure.

Global warming, pollution, unsustainable fishing, deforestation and industrial development are taking their toll.

The future of our Reef is in the hands of the next Queensland government. So we’ve assessed the policies of the major parties to see where they stand on protecting our Reef and oceans this election.

Check our our QLD election scorecard >>

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All profits from these shorts by The Rocks Push go towards saving our Great Barrier Reef!

A tailored, shorter length swim short made from quick drying fabric, these shorts are perfect to wear on and off the beach. This print features a navy background with stylised divers floating amongst corals and sea creatures.

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