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Australian Marine Environment Protection Association Links

Antarctic Division School Section
classroomantarctica.aad.gov.au

Australian Association of Maritime Affairs
www.aama.asn.au
The AAMA aims to generate greater public awareness of maritime affairs across a wide range of our community, especially those in business, tertiary institutions, the marine professions and the public service who are concerned with Australia's maritime affairs.

Australian Marine Conservation Society
The Australian Marine Conservation Society is a national charity that works with local communities to create marine national parks, protect ocean wildlife and help make our fisheries sustainable.-http://www.amcs.org.au/

Australian Maritime College (AMC)
AMC is Australia's national centre for maritime education, research and training. AMC is an institute of the University of Tasmania.
www.amc.edu.au/

Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA)
www.amsa.gov.au

Australian Shipowners Association (ASA)
The peak ship owners association in Australia providing information on the services it provides to its members as well as information on careers at sea.
www.asa.com.au

Baird Publications
Baird Publications is one of the world's premier maritime publishing houses and organisers of international conferences and exhibitions.
www.baird.com.au/

Coastalwatch
Coastalwatch is committed to bringing the coast to a broad cross section of Australians and overseas visitors. Their goal is to make a significant contribution to more timely and safer coastal use and more efficient and cost effective coastal management. Coastalwatch actively supports community groups and/ or charities.
www.coastalwatch.com

Cyprus Marine Environment Protection Association (CYMEPA)
www.cymepa.org.cy/

EnviroPrint Australia
EnviroPrint Australia's main goal is to enhance public awareness of environmental conservation, cultural harmony, and the important work of Australian charities.
www.enviro-print.com.au/OurGoals.html

Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities
This United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) is the only intergovernmental programme that addresses the inter-linkages between freshwater and the coastal environment.
www.gpa.unep.org/

GhostNets Australia
An alliance of 22 indigenous communities across coastal northern Australia which undertakes the removal of ghost nets and the recovery of trapped wildlife. Ghost nets are fishing nets that have been abandoned at sea, lost accidentally or deliberately discarded and continue to trap fish and other marine life such as turtles.
www.ghostnets.com.au/

Gould League
Environmental educational resources and school programs with online student activities.
www.gould.edu.au/

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
www.gbrmpa.gov.au/

Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association (HELMEPA)
www.helmepa.gr/

International Maritime Organization
www.imo.org/

Lighthouses of Australia Inc.
The site includes comprehensive lists of lighthouses in each state, with photos, technical data, history, access details, links to other lighthouse organisations, museums, resources and other information.
www.lighthouse.net.au/

Marine Discovery Centres
Marine Education Centres with school and community programs
NSW - Bondi Beach www.marinediscovery.org.au/
NSW - Ballina www.ballarat.edu.au/projects/ensus/case_studies/ballinaHS/ballinalincs.html
NSW - Hastings Point www.adventureeducation.info
NSW - Eden www.edenmarinediscovery.org.au/
SA - Henley Beach www.marinediscoverycentre.com.au/index.html
VIC - Queenscliff www.dpi.vic.gov.au/DPI/Vro/vrosite.nsf/pages/marine_mdc
WA - Bunbury dolphins.mysouthwest.com.au/
WA - Perth www.nmdc.com.au/
TAS - Woodbridge www.woodbridge.tased.edu.au/mdc/

Marine Education Society of Australasia (MESA)
MESA is a national organisation bringing together those interested in coastal and marine environments. This website includes teaching ideas, Seaweek activities, news, marine education forums and a good list of marine links.
www.mesa.edu.au/

Marine Life Association of South Australia
The Marine Life Association of South Australia aims to foster the study of marine life, promote education and public awareness of all life in the sea and to encourage the conservation and protection of South Australia's unique and beautiful marine environment.
www.mlssa.asn.au/

Marine Teachers Association of Queensland (MTAQ)
MTAQ fosters curiosity, imagination, knowledge and enthusiasm for 'real world' science and vocational maritime studies for Primary, Middle and Secondary school students MTAQ has established the following community and government partnership projects. .
MTAQ's list of achievements includes publications, professional development programs, agreements and memoranda of understanding, certificates and licences for members, a curriculum exchange of ideas, exam papers and teaching pedagogy, professional development programs, workshops and conferences.
www.marineteachers.org.au/

Maritime Safety Authority of New Zealand (MSNZ)
www.msa.govt.nz/

Maritime Safety Queensland (MSQ)
www.msq.qld.gov.au/

Natural Resource Management South Australia
See how the natural resources in South Australia are managed. Natural resources are everywhere; they are in our bush, around our coast, along our rivers, on our farms and in our cities and towns. -http://www.nrm.sa.gov.au/

Oceania Project
The Oceania Project is a Not-for-profit, research and information organisation dedicated to raising awareness about whales, dolphins, porpoises and the oceanenvironment.
www.oceania.org.au/

Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of South East Asia (PEMSEA)
Facilitates sustainable environmental benefits in South East Asian river basins, coasts, islands and seas.
www.pemsea.org/

Phillip Island Nature Parks
Phillip Island Nature Parks, home to the world-famous Penguin Parade, is dedicated to developing a greater understanding of the natural environment. The coastal, bushland and wetland environments are home to numerous wildlife including penguins, koalas and seals and provide the perfect setting for learning activities provided by our education department.
www.penguins.org.au

Reef Check Australia
Reef Check Australia is an award-winning, Queensland-based coral reef monitoring organisation. Through community engagement, scientific research and education programs, their vision is to create a sustainable future for Australia's coral reefs.
www.reefcheckaustralia.org

Save our Seas
SOS is an international Hawaii based non-profit organization utilizing education and research to preserve, protect, and restore the world's oceans for future generations. It has a Student Link
www.saveourseas.org/saveourseas/aloha.html

Sea Australia
Sea Australia provides environmental/marine pollution solutions. The company helps government, NGO's, public and private businesses with their environmental concerns.
http://www.seaaustralia.com/

Sponsors for the Ports and the Marine Environment education website
Dampier Port Authority www.dpa.wa.gov.au/
Flinders Ports, South Australia www.flindersports.com.au/
Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited /www.gpcl.com.au/
Ports Australia www.portsaustralia.com.au/
Ports Corporation Queensland /www.pcq.com.au/
Port of Brisbane www.portbris.com.au/
Port of Townsville www.townsville-port.com.au
Port Hedland Port Authority www.phpa.wa.gov.au/
Tasmanian Ports Corporation tasports.com.au/

Sponsors for the Ships and the Marine Environment education website
Shipping Australia Ltd www.anl.com.au/

Shipping Australia Ltd. (SAL)
The major focus of Shipping Australia, as a peak industry body, is both to promote and advance the interests of shipowners and shipping agents in all matters of shipping policy, environmentally sustainable practices and safe ship operations.
www.shippingaustralia.com.au/

World Ocean Observatory: A Global Forum for Ocean Information and Education
A place of exchange for ocean information, education and public discourse about the future of the ocean and its implication for human survival. Incorporating, a survey of maritime arts, cultural manifestations and research tools; the UN Atlas of the Oceans, Census of Marine Life, climate, and other useful sites, an indexed network of more than 20,000 organizations worldwide with ocean interests, and The World Ocean Classroom, an inventory of curricula, portraits of ocean exemplars and schools, and listings of on-line educational resources for global distribution.
www.thew2o.net/