Action & Events

Take Action to Save Silky Sharks!

November 7, 2014

We did it! Thank you for taking action to save silky sharks. Your efforts helped achieve historic international protections for these top ocean predators at a key U.N. Wildlife Conference in Quito, Ec...

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

February 2015 Cocos Island Turtle & Shark Tagging Expedition (Costa Rica)

February 11, 2015
08:00 AM
February 21, 2015
06:00 PM
San Jose, Costa Rica

Volunteer Opportunity to Participate in Tagging and Tracking Sea Turtles and Hammerhead Sharks February 11 - 21, 2015 - Spots available! July 17 - 29, 2015 - Trip Full - Join the Waitlist!


Be a Part of Next Year’s Victories – and Get Your Donation Doubled this December!

December 16, 2014

In honor of Turtle Island’s 25th year, I am excited to announce that our Board of Directors will match donations through December 31 dollar for doll...

Studying to Protect: Turtle Island Tracks the Movements of Endangered Scalloped Hammerhead Sharks

December 15, 2014

Turtle Island Restoration Network is sponsoring graduate student Elena Nalesso an effort to better understand the endangered scalloped hammerhead shar...

GivingTuesday is Tuesday, December 2nd!

November 26, 2014

#GivingTuesday™ is a movement created to celebrate giving on the Tuesday following Cyber Monday. Join in by making a donation to Turtle Island on D...

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, ...