Fisheries

fishing-story

Instant expert: Aquaculture

Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Fishing for answers on fish farming.

seafood-guide

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?

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.

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.

Tuna is officially threatened

Friday, 26 November 2010

Southern bluefin tuna has finally been listed as a threatened species in Australia, yet tonnes of the fish species are still being hauled from the sea.

shark-net

Out of the shark net

Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Guest-blogger Kate Kilgour explains shark nets, and why we really don’t need them.

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.

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