Action & Events

Cocos Island Campaign Calling for Expanded No-Fishing Zone

May 2, 2011

Cocos Island is about halfway between the coast of Costa Rica and the famed Galapagos Islands of Ecuador – along a key “swimway” for

Cocos Island Turtle & Shark Tagging Expedition (Costa Rica)

December 9, 2014
08:00 AM
July 28, 2015
06:00 PM
San Jose, Costa Rica

Volunteer Opportunity to Participate in Tagging and Tracking Sea Turtles and Hammerhead Sharks December 9 - 19, 2014 - Only One Spot Left! February 11 - 21, 2015 July 17 - 29, 2015 - Trip


Shark Scientists Focus on Finding Out Where Threatened Sharks Swim at International Bogotá Conference

September 9, 2014

Shark scientists gathered last week at a conference organized by the Colombian Presidential Agency for International Cooperation to learn how to effec...

Green turtle links Costa Rica’s Cocos Island with Ecuador’s Galapagos

June 24, 2014

One normal migration for turtles, one giant discovery for humankind. With his 14-day journey from the waters of Costa Rica’s Cocos Island National P...

Green Sea Turtle ‘Sanjay’ Makes Historic Migration

June 19, 2014

First Scientific Proof of Migration Paths & Connection Between Marine Protected Areas in the Eastern Tropical Pacific   Olema, Calif (June 19...

Cocos Expedition Resources

  • Cocos Island Gallery

    cocos whaleshark

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