http://www.spotashark.com/ - Help marine scientists with their shark research by taking high-quality pics while you're out diving!
http://www.seashepherd.org/ - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society have projects focusing on anti-poaching, dolphins, whales, seals, tuna and sharks.
http://www.ghostnets.com.au/ - A group that is taking a multi-faceted approach tackling ghost nets.
http://www.iucn.org/ - 'International Union for Conservation of Nature, helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges'. Their 'Red List' for at risk species can be found here http://www.iucnredlist.org/
http://www.theblackfish.org/ - The Black Fish works hard to protect the oceans from destructive and illegal fishing activities.
http://www.ghostfishing.org/ - Provides great information on the issue of ghost nets, and collates information on various initiatives aiming to address the problem.
http://elasmo-research.org/ - 'Founded in 2001, the ReefQuest Centre for Shark Research is dedicated to shark and ray conservation through its scientific research and public education programs'.
http://storyofstuff.org/ - 'We have a problem with Stuff. We use too much, too much of it is toxic and we don’t share it very well. But that’s not the way things have to be. Together, we can build a society based on better not more, sharing not selfishness, community not division'.
Take the Initiative
http://www.reefcheckaustralia.org/ - Reef Check takes volunteers to protect reefs and oceans.
http://www.oceanswatch.org/ - OceansWatch runs expeditions to developing small island nations to assist them with marine management, sustainable livelihood projects, environmental education and to build their capacity to handle the changes associated with climate change.
http://www.conservationvolunteers.com.au/ - Conservation Volunteers recruits volunteers from Australia, New Zealand and around the world to join important environmental and wildlife conservation projects.
http://www.projectaware.org/ - A global force of divers mobilizing to protect our ocean planet in more than 180 countries and territories.
http://www.take3.org.au/ - The 'Take 3' message is simple: take 3 pieces of rubbish with you when you leave the beach, waterway or... anywhere and you have made a difference.
http://www.twohandsproject.org/ - Two hands, 30 minutes, clean up your world – Anytime, anywhere.
http://www.ecodivers.org.au/ - Eco Divers is a volunteer marine conservation group located on Sydney's Northern Beaches
http://www.urgdiveclub.org.au/ - The Underwater Research Group (URG) is a not-for-profit scuba diving club with a regular dive schedule in Sydney and surrounds. Join our experienced club members to explore great local dive sites and get involved in research projects to help marine conservation.
http://www.sharkwater.com/ - Filmmaker Rob Stewart sets out on a mission to dispel the myths surrounding sharks, and bring attention to issues surrounding their overexploitation. An amazing doco that is both informative and visually stunning.
http://www.midwayfilm.com/ - Chris Jordan will take you on a journey to some of the most remote places on Earth in order to highlight the devastating consequences of marine pollution on albatrosses.
https://www.racingextinction.com/ - From the The Oceanic Preservation Society, the team that bought you 'The Cove', comes a documentary exposing the issues surrounding endangered species and mass extinction. Watch as black markets are infiltrated with guerilla-style tactics and explore the scientific causes driving environmental change.
http://www.bagitmovie.com/ - Is your life too plastic? Bag It the movie covers many of the issues surrounding our obsession with the use of 'disposible' plastic products. From marine debris to health impacts to viable solutions, this well-done doco is simply fantastic.
http://www.sarahshark.com/ - Take a trip around Australia and meet the resident sharks with marine scientist Sarah Richmond. This documentary series provides insight into the natural history, public perception and conservation of sharks.
http://www.therevolutionmovie.com/ - Rob Stewart's 2nd documentary builds on Sharkwater. It encapsulates his shift in thinking: the environmental movement is no longer about just saving sharks, it's about basic human survival.
http://youtu.be/NHwaiAoTgDo - Rob Stewart puts conservation into a different perspective: Conservation with the purpose of saving the human race. A great TEDxYouth presentation.
http://www.officetoocean.com/ - David Diley has followed his dream and created a series of films to raise awareness about conservation and inspire those who watch it.
http://opsociety.org/ - The Cove investigates the brutal slaughter and live trade of dolphins that happens annually in Japan. It also provides insight into the lives of performing dolphins in captivity. Not for the faint hearted.
http://blackfishmovie.com/ - An in depth look at the problems associated with keeping orcas ('killer whales') in captivity. Have some tissues handy...
http://www.mindsinthewater.com/ - Follow pro surfer and activist Dave Rastovich and his friends as they set out to protect the ocean and its inhabitants.
A David Suzuki Collection: A Lifetime of Ideas by David Suzuki (2003). Allen & Unwin.
The Story of Stuff: How Our Obsession with Stuff Is Trashing the Planet, Our Communities, and Our Health-and a Vision for Change (2010). Simon & Schuster.
Earthforce! An Earth Warrior's Guide to Strategy, 2nd edition by Captain Paul Watson (2012).
Guide to Sea Fishes of Australia: A Comprehensive Reference for Divers & Fisherman by Rudie H. Kuiter (2000). New Holland Publishers.
for lovers of all things terrestrial
http://www.ecowarriorsrise.com/ - Even the trailer for this one is inspiring. Follow 15 determined eco warriors on their quest to save Borneo's forests and wildlife from destruction.
http://www.homethemovie.org/ - Visually beautiful yet terrifying to watch. Learn the history of how humans have modified the Earth, and the effects of modification on the environment and humans. Luckily this film ends with some ideas about how to embrace positive change and make progress towards a healthier planet.
http://www.saynotopalmoil.com/ - A website that provides information about the issues surrounding palm oil, and what you can do to help.