Help get the Australian sea lion an Endangered listing

Marine Conservation

Australian sea lions are the most endangered sea lion species in the world. These charismatic creatures are found only in our country, so it’s up to us to do everything possible to protect them. That’s why Humane Society International nominated the Australian sea lion for an upgraded listing under our environmental laws.

Currently the Australian sea lion is listed as Vulnerable to extinction, but the science shows it meets the criteria for being classified as Endangered. This uplisting would enable increased protection for the Australian sea lion, and the responsibility for ensuring the future for the iconic species lies squarely in our country’s hands.

Sign your name below to thank Federal Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg for the current protections given to the Australian sea lion, and ask him to uplist the species to Endangered in order to protect its survival into the future.


Please share with your friends!

No Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Marine Conservation
Tell the Queensland Government to stop killing sharks in the Great Barrier Reef

Sadly the Great Barrier Reef is not a safe place for sharks. The Queensland Government’s shark control program kills 26 species of sharks in the Great Barrier Reef on lethal drumlines. Any that survive hooking on the drumlines are shot. Since the 1960s, tens of thousands of sharks have been …

Marine Conservation
Tell the WA Fisheries Minister Dave Kelly to take action on Australia Sea Lion bycatch

Australian sea lions are considered the most endangered sea lion species in the world.  Although currently listed as Vulnerable under the Federal Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act), the Threatened Species Scientific Committee is currently considering the species in a higher risk category due to ongoing declines …

Marine Conservation
Tell the Federal Government to support protection for sharks in Australia and internationally

2017 was a huge year for sharks in Australia and on a global front. In October, many important sharks were nominated for listing under the Convention of Migratory Species (CMS), the important UN environmental treaty. The Australian Government attended the meeting, but instead of supporting the listings of three important …