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Bremer Bay canyon: Review calls for mining ban in killer whale hotspot

Sep 8, 2016In the media News

A biodiversity hotspot for large marine animals off Western Australia’s southern coast […] Read More »

Conservationists critical of plan to reduce Coral Sea marine park protection

Sep 6, 2016In the media News

The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has slammed recommendations from a Federal […] Read More »

Fishing feedback sought for Port Stephens-Great Lakes marine park

Sep 2, 2015In the media News

The New South Wales Government is seeking community feedback on rezoning two […] Read More »

Australia’s commercial fishing industry catches millions of tonnes more than reported: researchers

May 21, 2015In the media

Australia’s long-term commercial fish catch is estimated to be millions of tonnes […] Read More »

Where titans of the ocean meet: calls for Bremer Canyon to become marine sanctuary

Mar 27, 2015In the media

With a nation-wide review of marine reserves underway, conservationists are lobbying the […] Read More »

World Parks Congress aims to protect a third of oceans in marine parks

Nov 21, 2014In the media

AT LEAST 30 PER CENT of the world’s oceans should be protected […] Read More »

At least 30% of oceans should be protected: scientists

Nov 20, 2014In the media

At least 30 per cent of the world’s oceans and coastal waters […] Read More »

Marine park warning to Australia

Nov 14, 2014In the media

BRENDAN TREMBATH: One of the world’s leading ocean explorers, dubbed “Her Deepness” […] Read More »

Marine parks bill passes SA upper house

Jul 6, 2014In the media

A Bill to change some of the boundaries of South Australia’s proposed marine parks has passed the State Parliament’s Upper House. The bill proposes to exclude some of the Labor Government’s marine park sanctuary zones from taking effect on the 1st of October this year. Read More »

Environmentalists have new hope recreational fishing will be scrapped in Marine Park sanctuary zones

May 1, 2014In the media

Conservationists are welcoming what they say are encouraging signs the new Premier and Environment Minister could overturn an amnesty on recreational fishing in marine sanctuaries.

Sanctuaries within areas like the Solitary Islands Marine Park are currently open to shoreline recreational fishing.

The State Government hasn’t yet made the amnesty permanent. Read More »

Marine sanctuaries at risk