Coral Sea Petition Update

Representatives from the Protect our Coral Sea coalition were invited to Parliament House in Canberra to present the Environment Minister Tony Burke with 52,250 petition signatures in support of a very large marine national park in Australia's Coral Sea. No other Australian marine campaign has reached this number of supporters.

Protect Our Coral Sea Petition

In the photo from L to R: Don Henry, Australian Conservation Foundation, Chris Ritchie, Protect our Coral Sea Ambassador, Minister Tony Burke, Imogen Zethoven, Pew Environment Group and Darren Kindleysides, Australian Marine Conservation Society.

Media Contact: Laura Margison 202.540.6395

Topics: Oceans, Environment

Project: Global Ocean Legacy - Coral Sea