Action & Events

Tell U.S. Airline Carriers Not to Fly Shark Fins

March 14, 2015

An estimated 100 million sharks are killed each year, and many of those sharks are killed for their fins alone. Please ask U.S. airlines to say 'no' to flying shark fins from ports to plates.

Tell Costa Rica to Stop Fueling the Extinction of Endangered Hammerhead Sharks

March 5, 2015

Please join PRETOMA, Turtle Island Restoration Network and over 20,000 activists in our efforts to safeguard endangered hammerhead sharks. Sign our petition calling on the President of Costa Rica to i...

Justice for Jairo Mora

November 7, 2014

Sign our petition calling on the Costa Rican government to bring justice for sea turtle conservationist Jairo Mora and convict those responsible for this reprehensible crime. Failure to do so could ha...


Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís Named No. 1 ‘Shark Enemy’ by International Conservation Organizations

November 23, 2015

Today Costa Rica’s President Luis Guillermo Solís was awarded the 'Shark Enemy' award by the conservation organization Sharkproject International. ...

Shop Online. Save Sea Turtles. Make Turtle Island Your Amazon Smile Charity

November 20, 2015

The holiday's are just around the corner and if you are like me you are starting to think about what gifts to give to loved ones during winter celebra...

Photography for a Change Transformation

September 1, 2015

After much consideration I ended up picking ‘Celeste Wave Break’ by Dana Bove, the show’s founder. I love how he captured this moment when the w...

Cocos Expedition Resources

  • Sea Turtle Ecology Course $19.95


    Become an expert on all things sea turtle by enrolling in the Sea Turtle Ecology course! Proceeds benefit Turtle Island ...

  • Cocos Island Gallery

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    Cocos Island National Park in Costa Rica is known worldwide as an ocean haven for spectacular sharks, rare sea turtles, ...