sustainable fishing


Australia's Sustainable Seafood Guide

Friday, 16 March 2012

How do you know that you’re making a sustainable and responsible choice when you buy fish from the
supermarket, in a restaurant, or at the local fish ’n’ chip shop?

Coral Sea underwater beauty

Coral Sea Reserve plans revealed

Friday, 25 November 2011

The proposed Coral Sea Commonwealth Marine Reserve was released today, and it could become the biggest marine reserve in the world. But is it good enough?

Coral Sea Love - Angus Stone & Isabel Lucas

Monday, 6 June 2011

Protect our Coral Sea Ambassador actress Isabel Lucas and her musician boyfriend Angus Stone have created this short video called Coral Sea Love. Julia Stone’s beautiful new song In the City of Lights features on the video.

Angus Stone and Isabel Lucas believe:

Trawl catch

The state of our oceans

Monday, 14 February 2011

We've grown up hearing the proverb "plenty more fish in the sea". In reality, we're hooked on a rapidly dwindling resource. We take a look at the state of our oceans and the steps being taken to improve the sustainability of the seafood hitting our plates.

Kylie Kwong at Bruny Island

Kylie Kwong: Star of Sustainability

Tuesday, 25 January 2011

With a new cookbook championing local and organic producers, Kylie Kwong is encouraging us to get back to the roots of where our food comes from.

AMCS Marine Campaigner

Tuesday, 11 January 2011

Our oceans need you. Make a difference as you work to secure the protection of Australia's marine life. As Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) Marine Campaigner your job is to be the catalyst for change - driving the sustainable seafood revolution in Australia, working to achieve reform in fisheries management and supporting the establishment of a network of marine sanctuaries across Australia.

Location: AMCS is based in Brisbane, Qld, but there is flexibility in the location for this post.
Salary: $50,000 - 58,000 plus superannuation.
Applications close: 5pm, 20 January 2011.
Click here here for more info.

The Coral Sea: Our Ocean Paradise Photo Exhibition

From 15 March - 9 April, 2011

Sydney, Brisbane and Cairns will host some incredible underwater photography in the exhibition ‘Our Coral Sea: An Underwater Paradise’. The iconic beauty of the Coral Sea has been captured in this 25-piece exhibition of works by Jürgen Freund, Mark Spencer, Xanthe Rivett, Nicola Temple, Tyrone Canning and Lucy Trippett.

Where: Various venues in Sydney, Brisbane and Cairns.
Click here for more information.


Climate change and fish

Friday, 15 October 2010

Climate change will have a massive impact on our fishing industry which exports about $1.5 billion worth of fish a year.

Tuna brands forced to come clean

Thursday, 22 July 2010

For the first time ever Australians are able to buy sustainable tuna according to findings released this week in the updated Greenpeace Canned Tuna Guide.

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