Explore this section to to engage in the most recent bold actions to protect leatherback sea turtles around the world. Read and download reports, press, and action items and join us is taking action for leatherbacks.
Learn more about the extensive history of the Sea Turtle Restoration Project's actions to save leatherback sea turtles, download documents, and see amazing photos.
|Critically Endangered Pacific Leatherbacks|
Scientists have warned that the Pacific leatherback sea turtle may become extinct within 10-30 years if its adult mortality from industrial fishing bycatch is not drastically reduced. More evidence is available every year pointing towards plastic pollution in the oceans harming leatherbacks and all sea turtles.
|Help Pass California's Leatherback Bill AB 1776 (Fong)|
Links to actions, news, and updates on California's AB 1776 in 2012, the bill to name the leatherback sea turtle the official marine reptile of California and declare October 15 as Pacific Leatherback Sea Turtle Conservation Day. Sea Turtle Restoration Project is the principal sponsor and co-author!
|Leatherback Watch Program|
The Leatherback Watch Program coordinates and compiles sightings of Pacific leatherback sea turtles from California, Oregon, and Washington.