Australian Marine Conservation Society


Review of World Heritage assessments in Great Barrier Reef outlook report 2019

This review was tasked with considering the adequacy of the assessment of World Heritage values in the 2019 Great Barrier Reef outlook report, and to outline any recommendations for improvement.

The threat to Australia’s oceans from supertrawlers

This report shows there is both “motive and opportunity” for foreign fishing fleets and supertrawlers to operate in Australia’s waters, while documenting serious issues across some vessels from overfishing and impacts on threatened species to links with organised crime, poor labour conditions and the undermining...

Valuing our top end coasts and seas

This report spells out just how valuable the health of the coasts is to the Territory lifestyle, livelihoods and economy, but warns that without proper protection and management, the Top End is at risk.