AUSMAP is the bridge between a massive problem and the solutions.
It is designed to document and analyse microplastic pollution in Australian aquatic environments. The Total Environment Centre (TEC) and Macquarie University are the project leaders, working with a consortium of research, environment, education, government and sustainable business organisations.
The Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) is Australia’s tropical marine research agency. AIMS plays a pivotal role in providing large-scale, long-term and world-class research that helps governments, industry and the wider community to make informed decisions about the management of Australia’s marine estate.
As Australia’s national regulatory body, AMSA promote the safety and protection of our marine environment and combat ship-sourced pollution. Providing the infrastructure for safety of navigation in Australian waters, and maintain a national search and rescue service for the maritime and aviation sectors.
Includes education programs and resources on beach-nesting birds, Shorebirds 2020 Migratory Shorebirds monitoring and activities for a wide age-range of students. Publications include The Wing Thing, Shorebirds and Beach-nesting Birds information and activities booklets for students, teachers and parents.
The Fisheries Research and Development Corporation through investing in knowledge, innovation, and marketing aims to increase economic, social and environmental benefits for Australian fishing and aquaculture, and the wider community.