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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 - for our Reef, and our precious ocean wildlife. More...


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Simon Baker Joins Fight For Our Reef

Simon Baker

Simon Baker, award-winning actor and director, has an important message for all Australians on the future of our Great Barrier Reef.

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Wild caught Queensland prawns off the sustainable seafood menu

The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) today announced updates to Australia’s Sustainable Seafood Guide. This update sees more of Queensland’s wild caught seafood added to the red (‘Say No’) list due to the impact their capture has on our oceans. Prawns, bugs and scallops caught in trawl fisheries join a suite of other Queensland seafood already topping the list of high risk seafood caught in Australia.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Australia's Marine Parks Network means loss of protection unequalled in Australian history

Leading marine conservation groups say the Turnbull Government’s moves to finalise and implement a rezoned network of marine parks around Australia are long overdue and short on delivering urgently needed protection.

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Turnbull Government weasels out of global agreement to protect threatened sharks

The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) today criticised the Turnbull Government for its continued undermining of international efforts to protect threatened shark species.

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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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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 Swim Shorts

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.

These shorts also come packed in a recycled PET bag with a waterproof wallet. Click Shop Now below to buy yours!

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