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! One spot available at a $500 discount. February 1

Sea Turtle Sangha and Handstand-athon (Santa Monica, CA)

November 13, 2014
07:00 PM
November 13, 2014
09:00 PM
Turtle Island Restoration Network Headquarters

When: Thursday, November 13 at 7 pm Where:  Yogitoes, 2403 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405 Join us for a special sangha (community gathering) in celebration of sea turtles and the


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, ...