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You can get involved! Check some other great opportunities to get involved in appreciating, exploring, monitoring, understanding and protecting our reefs & oceans!



ClimateWatch eables every Australian to be involved in collecting and recording data that will help shape the country's scientific response to climate change. Select one indicator species to watch (or many!) and then share your observations online.


Coral Identification and Capacity Building Program

Seeks to increase the number of people actively using coral identification skills in the community, scientific research and resource monitoring. Want to take your coral ID skills to the next level? Check out the CoralFinder!



CoralWatch integrates global monitoring of coral bleaching with education about coral reef conservation. You don't need extensive training - just download a Do it Yourself Kit, request a Coral Health Chart, and you are ready to go!


Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA): Eye on the Reef

GBRMPA is responsible for managing the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. The Eye on the Reef program brings together five assessment and monitoring programs that collect valuable information about reef health, marine animals and incidents.


Minke Whale Project

The Minke Whale Project conducts multi-disciplinary research into dwarf minke whale biology and behaviour, the social and economic values of the whales and the sustainable management of swim-with-whales tourism. Report your Minke Whale sighting here!



Goal to locate, record, identify and post every species of Opisthobranch (nudibranch) to be found on the Sunshine Coast Queensland, Australia.



Redmap (Range Extension Database & Mapping project) invites the Australian community to spot, log and map marine species that are uncommon in Australia, or along particular parts of our coast. 


Reef Life Surveys

Reef Life Survey is a collaboration between recreational divers, scientists & managers that provides biodiversity data to manage the marine environment.


Sea Turtle Foundation

Sea Turtle Foundation is a non-profit, non-government group working to protect sea turtles through research, education and action. Their work safeguards sea turtle populations, migration routes and habitats, and supports activities that increase sea turtle numbers worldwide.


Tangaroa Blue

Tangaroa Blue Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation who coordinates the Australian Marine Debris Initiative, an on-ground network of volunteers monitoring the impacts of marine debris along their stretch of coastline.