Campaigns

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...

News

Fracas over Costa Rican shark-fin exports leads American Airlines to stop shipping fins

May 1, 2015

On December 24, an American Airlines plane carried 411 kilos (904 pounds) of dried hammerhead shark fins from Alajuela, Costa Rica, to Hong Kong, touc...

#140Difference – The World’s Shortest Grant Application – Is Back With More Money for More Causes

April 20, 2015

 So Delicious Dairy Free to Award $30,000 to best ideas that protect the planet – What’s your idea to save marine wildlife? Eugene, OR, ...

New Study Shows Toll of Illegal Fishing on Sharks and Ray Species at Cocos Island National Park in Costa Rica

March 26, 2015

A new study published this week in Conservation Biology (available here) investigates Costa Rica’s ability to adequately enforce and protect it’s ...

Cocos Expedition Resources

  • Sea Turtle Ecology Course $19.95

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    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, ...