Latest marine conservation News

New data shows Reef-protecting bushland still being cleared due to legal loophole
Weak climate goals make new Reef 2050 Plan blueprint for rapid Reef decline
Reform fishing to help sustainable seafood become more available and increase choice in SE Queensland
Queensland Shark Management Plan shows tide is turning on lethal shark control
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Queensland recycling investment will help ocean plastic pollution crisis
Global Environment Facility approves $13.6 million for FAO-led projects
Second wave of plastic bans proposed for ACT, QLD and SA
In major announcement, WA Government commits to protect Exmouth Gulf, signalling end to industrial threats
Labor’s climate policy builds momentum but stronger 2030 target needed for our Reef
Great Barrier Reef set to benefit as laws tackling water pollution continue to roll out
Outdated science can’t muddy Reef’s water quality
Australia failing to meet plastic reduction targets, new report shows
NSW whales and seabirds beneficiaries of new plastic laws
COP26: Still hope for Reef but time is running out
Morrison government attempting to water down World Heritage climate policy with revisions
Reef bleaching findings show urgency required on emissions reductions
Scientists call for an end to harmful fishing subsidies
UWA scientists join international push to ban harmful fisheries subsidies
We must fight harder for our Great Barrier Reef as global icon reaches 40 years of World Heritage
2030 is target our Reef needs
$8.6 million for marine parks
Great Barrier Reef winner as bid to repeal vital water laws is rejected
Fish stocks report shows urgent reforms needed to counter climate crisis impacts
Australia 7th in global rankings for plastic reduction
Christmas and Cocos Islands Marine Park plans major step forward for global conservation
Reef 2050 plan must be strengthened before it is released
Marine conservationists welcome $3m to help tackle water pollution in our Reef
Marine conservationists support Indigenous Rangers on unique sawfish rescue missions
Coral recovery during a prolonged heatwave offers new hope
New Federal laws banning plastic waste exports welcome but won’t save wildlife
Subsea 7 withdraws industrial oil and gas pipeline fabrication proposal from Exmouth Gulf, Ningaloo
Global assessment of World Heritage sites raises concerns about Ningaloo
Reef declared critical due to global heating but Federal Government cares little for climate action
Renewables focus in budget is a good start for our Reef
Land clearing rejection good news for our Reef and threatened marine wildlife
Community conservation reserves protect fish diversity in tropical rivers
Who’s stealing spanner crabs?
Elite scientists recognised
Conservationists welcome new Shark Observation Grants Program, as a path to realise end of shark nets
Marine conservationists call for better protection after sawfish found with rostrum hacked off
Failed court case leaves no one accountable for toxic mess in Harbour
Landmark Antarctic research plan for Australia and Switzerland
New science to improve Antarctic-wide protection
WA’s ban on plastic best in Australia say ocean conservationists
AMCS will push for Queensland government to protect our Reef and oceans
LNP’s $6m Reef tourism support pledge welcome – much more to do on climate, water quality