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.


Concurso de Fotos bilingüe, sin costo, educa al público acerca de las Tortugas Marinas Laúd del Pacífico de California.

July 29, 2014

Turtle Island Restoration Network y California Coastal Conservancy están patrocinando el concurso bilingüe ‘Sé un Héroe de las Tortugas Marinas ...

Cocos Island Expedition Update from Graduate Student Elena Nalesso

July 28, 2014

Turtle Island Restoration Network is sponsoring graduate student Elena Nalesso in her efforts to better understand the sharks of the Cocos Islands. El...

Swordfish Drift Gillnet Fishery Restricted to Protect Loggerhead Sea Turtles

July 24, 2014

In response to pressure from Turtle Island and conservation groups, the National Marine Fisheries Service announced an area closure for the swordfish ...

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