Latest Australian Marine Conservation Society News

Reef group welcomes Premier’s stance on power station
Flouting of fishing laws reveals urgent need for on-board monitoring
Action urgently needed as post-bushfire floods threaten river and coastal ecosystems
New evidence-based shark plan is good for our Reef
Much needed bushfire rains could bring devastation to our estuaries and coasts
Coral bleaching warning prompts climate action call
Marine conservationists applaud ACT’s plastic ban as good news for ocean wildlife
Critically Endangered Grey Nurse Shark Habitat Protection Slashed
Check in with GoodFish for sustainable seafood this Christmas
NSW emissions target challenges Queensland to do better
Conservation groups call for Minister to act on endangered sharks following grave report
Scalloped hammerhead shark globally upgraded to ‘critically endangered’ due to fishing pressures
Bernard Fanning asks you to imagine Australia’s carbon free future
Climate action call after analysis predicts huge coral reef tourism losses
Australian Government must be a global leader on climate action to help our Reef
Australia’s Reef report to UNESCO – how to avoid “in danger” listing
New poll reveals public opposition to shark fin trade
Reef at risk this summer
Australia’s leading Sustainable Seafood Guide now includes restaurants, new species and a new look
Marine conservationists welcome Queensland’s single-use plastic ban as good news for our oceans
Queensland Tourism industry leads way in measured response to sharks, say marine conservationists
Clive Palmer Company Coal Mine a Disaster for our Great Barrier Reef
New IPCC Special Report on Ocean Underlines Urgent Need for Climate Action
Inquiry into Reef Science Condemned by Australia’s Peak Marine Conservation Group
Water Quality Laws will give our Great Barrier Reef a cleaner future
Calls for endangered listing of Tiger sharks as new study reports a 71% decline
Hope for dolphins with new strategy to cut deaths in gillnets, say marine conservationists
Fishing for endangered scalloped hammerhead sharks must stop until broken promises are fixed
Official D grade for Great Barrier Reef water quality shows urgent need for Queensland Government
Lack of protection for marine wildlife in Queensland Government’s fisheries reforms
Great Barrier Reef’s “very poor” outlook shows critical need for climate action
Great Barrier Reef’s “very poor” outlook is a catastrophe for global ocean icon
Society of coral scientists is clear on dangers of misinformation and polluted water to Great
Future of Great Barrier Reef needs to be on Council of Australian Governments agenda
Canegrowers PR Campaign Can’t Hide Facts On Great Barrier Reef’s Water Quality
Government must urgently step up ambition to protect coastal habitats from climate impacts
Major global study shows Australia’s shark hotspots need protection from industrial fishing
PM should respond to Reef Authority’s Climate Change Statement calling for Strong and Fast
Long term Reef Monitoring Report Waves Burning Red flag for our Reef, says AMCS
World Heritage Committee should push to cut fossil fuels and save iconic sites
Billboard messages from ocean lovers to hit Canberra on first day of Parliament
Australia must defend whales as Japan restarts commercial hunting
Risk assessment of marine wildlife shows needs for reform of Queensland’s biggest commercial
Japan’s commercial whale hunting risks international legal action, says new legal opinion
Great Barrier Reef tourists are understanding climate threat, finds research
Adani approval bad news for corals and wildlife on World Heritage Great Barrier Reef
Luxury destination and experience group Spicers Retreats joins GoodFish project to celebrate
Despair is not an option – Tim Winton