Action & Events

Keep Sea Turtles Safe in the South China Sea and Beyond!

May 20, 2014

Please sign our petition and call on Secretary John Kerry to impose trade sanctions on all nations that violate international laws protecting sea turtles!

Pacific Leatherback Conservation Pledge

November 26, 2013

The Pacific leatherback sea turtle is now California's official marine reptile, and forever a symbol of the state's natural history and conservation ethic. The state of California has designated Octob...

Stop the California Drift Net Expansion and End the Curtain of Death

November 26, 2013

The California drift gillnet fishery for swordfish continues to capture and kill sharks, whales, dolphins and sea lions, and to toss back, dead and damaged more than half of its catch.


Free, Bi-lingual Snapshot Contest Educates Public About California’s Pacific Leatherback Sea Turtles

July 18, 2014

Turtle Island Restoration Network and the California Coastal Conservancy are sponsoring the bi-lingual Be a California Sea Turtle Hero: Sea Turtle San...

Be a California Sea Turtle Hero

July 17, 2014

Enter Turtle Island Restoration Network's Sea Turtle Sand Castle Snapshot Contest and you could win a stay on California's coast at La Jolla Coves Sui...

Groups sue to force summer closure of Calif. fishery to protect turtles

July 11, 2014

Environmental groups yesterday filed suit over the federal government’s failure to seasonally close a California fishery in order to protected end...

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