Marine conservation

Obama vows to protect marine life

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

President Barack Obama has just announced a huge plan to protect fragile marine life in the Pacific Ocean. Planning starts immediately; it's thought that more than 780,000 square miles could be set aside – including some areas of Hawaii, where President Obama grew up.

Heron Island

An aquatic haven

Thursday, 12 December 2013

Within the Great Barrier Reef lies Heron Island, a sanctuary for the teeming wildlife of the surrounding waters.

Humpback whale freed from nets

Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Michael Fishback, co-founder of Earth Island Institute's Great Whale Conservancy frees a young humpack whale from tangled fishing nets in the Sea of Cortez on Valentine's Day, 2011. After spending hours to untangle and cut the nets, the whale shows amazing appreciation with a spectacular aerial show for Michael's friends and family on the boat.

Marine campaigner, IFAW

Tuesday, 24 April 2012

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) works to improve the welfare of wild and domestic animals, protecting wildlife habitats and assisting animals in distress. The Marine Campaigner will work with and seek to influence decision makers within relevant industries, the marine scientific community as well as individuals and community organisations. The role includes overseeing the development of cetacean programs in Australia and New Zealand, working closely with colleagues in other countries and head office.
Location: Sydney or Perth.
Applications close: Friday 11 May, 2012.
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Fundraising Manager - AMCS

Tuesday, 14 February 2012

The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) is the voice for Australia's oceans. The Fundraising Manager will grow and sustain AMCS’s revenue to support the delivery of their work plan and maximise their impact for marine conservation.

Location: AMCS Head Office, Brisbane, Queensland
Salary: $62-72,000 pro rata plus 9% superannuation.
Applications close: 9am, Monday 20 February.
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