Protected thousands of endangered Kemp's ridley sea
turtles from drowning in shrimp nets in the Gulf of Mexico through
increased use of sea turtle-safe gear.
Gained endangered species status for all Pacific loggerhead sea
turtles with legally-binding protections under the Endangered Species
Galvanized a group of more than 60 scientists from the
Gulf and nationwide to urge Louisiana Governor Jindal to repeal the law that
bans state wildlife agents from enforcing laws that require the use of
turtle-safe fishing gear.
Stopped the Hawaiian Longline Fishery from a proposed
expansion that would have resulted in endangered Pacific loggerhead sea
turtles dying in even greater numbers.
Educated hundreds of thousands of school kids and people of all
ages about sea turtles through in-class visits, teacher training and
broadcast of our new The Heartbreak Turtle Today