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Turtle Island Restoration Network is a global ocean nonprofit and a leading advocate for the ocean and marine wildlife.

Our work is based on science, fueled by people who care, and effective at catalyzing long-lasting positive change that protects the likes of green sea turtles, whale sharks and coho salmon.

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Our Programs

Sea Turtles

Salmon (SPAWN)

Gulf of Mexico

10,000 Redwoods

OUR IMPACT

Restored over 100,000 square feet of crucial creekside habitat for wild coho salmon through native plantings, bank stabilization, and floodplain restoration.

Began and supported nesting beach programs in Central America that prevented egg poaching resulting in more than 1 million additional sea turtle hatchlings.

Closed down 250,000 square miles of the Pacific Ocean to the Hawaii longline swordfish fishery and the California driftnet fishery to protect sea turtles and marine mammals.

What We Do

Save Marine Species

Protect Critical Habitat

Expose Seafood Hazards

Fight Climate Change

End Plastic Addiction

Research Expeditions

“I believe the future of sea turtles is intricately tied to the future of the planet and the wellbeing of humans. What is good and healthy for sea turtles is good for us and all living things.”

– Todd Steiner, Executive Director

Recent News

Turtle Island Restoration Network Awards Funding to Combat Marine Debris

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For Immediate Release, February 26, 2021 Contacts: Rebekah Staub, Turtle Island Restoration Network, rstaub@seaturtles.org  Sudarsha De Silva, Earthlanka, sudarsha@earthlanka.net Turtle Island Restoration Network Awards Funding to Combat Marine Debris SAN…

More Than 10,000 Sea Turtles Recorded During Largest Cold Stunning Event in U.S. History

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Contact: Joanie Steinhaus, Gulf Program Director, joanie@seaturtles.org  More Than 10,000 Sea Turtles Recorded During Largest Cold Stunning Event in U.S. History GALVESTON, Texas — Right now Texas is experiencing the…

Great.com Interviews Turtle Island Restoration Network

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Contact: Rebekah Staub, Communications Manager, rstaub@seaturtles.org Great.com Interviews Turtle Island Restoration Network About Ocean Conservation and Protecting Endangered Species Emil Ekvardt from Great.com interviewed Mariano Castro, Turtle Island Restoration Network’s …

Lawsuit Challenges Federal Failure to Update Marine Mammal Assessments

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For Immediate Release, February 18, 2021 Contact: Lalli Venkatakrishnan, Center for Biological Diversity, (510) 676-0348, lvenkat@biologicaldiversity.org Annalisa Batanides Tuel, Turtle Island Restoration Network, (408) 621-8113, atuel@seaturtles.org Lawsuit Challenges Federal Failure…

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