Latest marine conservation News

Queensland government must enforce compliance with Reef regulations as new report card shows little improvement
Environment Minister’s proposal to refuse mine puts Great Barrier Reef first
New data shows promising increase in coral cover but comes with warning on diversity loss
New report shows risk of Clive Palmer owned Central Queensland Coal mine 10km from Reef ‘too high’
DOC ranger to study marine protection in Indonesia
One turtle killed every twelve days on NSW coast by shark nets in past year, new data reveals
Scenic Rim retreat sets new sustainability benchmark
On 40th anniversary of signing of commercial whaling moratorium, why modern whale conservation must be about more than just managing
Time to turn tide on ocean health after dire environment report released
Existing fiber-optic cables can monitor whales
Queensland Government’s Spanish mackerel management options ‘disastrous’
GoodFish Sustainable Seafood Guide Update shows big drop in green-listed NSW-caught seafood
Queensland to ban more plastics in win for wildlife
Australia makes statement of intent on global oceans leadership at UN Conference
More protections for tiger sharks needed after new study indicates possible population wipe out
Orange roughy research shows long lived fish must be left to recover
Queensland budget features welcome progress on national parks but should be doing more to address greatest threat to our Reef
Migrating humpback whale entangled by Queensland’s shark nets off Surfers Paradise
Navy aviation technician dives in to help turtles
Sustainable seafood guide updates show some iconic Queensland seafood still comes with side of endangered species
New ministers have chance to turn tide for our oceans
Increase protection zones to help flood hit dugongs and turtles in Great Sandy Marine Park
ACT weakens plastic ban by removing fruit and veggie bags
Election result resets agenda on climate action, brings renewed hope for our reefs
Labor’s independent environment watchdog pledge is strong commitment to our oceans and marine wildlife
New Exmouth Gulf Taskforce confirms urgent need for environmental protection
Marine conservationists welcome Labor’s commitment to tackling threats to our Reef and environment
Greens’ bold environmental policy is what our oceans need
Devastating reef snapshot shows increased climate ambition must be top priority for next government
Securing future of Perth’s rivers
Impending Spanish mackerel decision means success of flagship reforms hangs in balance
Austrade grants help Sea World sustain animal rescue during Covid
Shark nets remain deadly obstacle as humpback whales begin their east coast migration
NT plastic ban will help territory wildlife
Jordan’s Princess Basma bint Ali named FAO Goodwill Ambassador for Near East and North Africa
New modelling shows risk of Clive Palmer coal mine 10km from Reef ‘too high’
Reef water quality report card shows welcome progress but time running out to meet targets
Marine conservationists praise decade-long program that sees 98% reduction in Australian Sea Lion deaths
For sake of our oceans, IPCC warnings can no longer be ignored
3D approach to protecting biodiversity on high seas
Coral bleaching underway at Ningaloo-Exmouth Gulf is warning we cannot ignore
Another bailout for failing fishery must bring results for our oceans
Monitoring Mission must be taken to see epicentres of severe mass bleaching event on our Reef say marine conservationists
Queensland Government $65 million commitment to address Reef water pollution welcomed
New mapping tool highlights how protected species hotspots and dangerous gillnetting overlap on our Reef
$60m federal recycling investment is welcome help for oceans
Australia’s Galapagos officially proclaimed and protected
Australia’s Christmas and Cocos Islands declared one of largest marine sanctuary areas in world