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Ask Congress to vote in favor of banning large driftnets in federal waters.

 

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See daily nesting reports from the Texas coast.

 

Save Wild Coho

We protect endangered Coho salmon in Marin County, California.

 

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Calculate the amount of mercury in your seafood.

 

Turtles About Town

Our community art project in Galveston, Texas.

 

Victory at Sea!

California will phase out the use of large-scale driftnets!

 

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Since 1989, Turtle Island Restoration Network has been a leading advocate for the world’s oceans 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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Cocos Island Expeditions take divers to experience, view, and photograph the incredible marine biodiversity of the East Pacific, as well as participate in crucial research to protect these treasured waters.

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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.

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“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

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TIRN Executive Director Inducted Into Highly Exclusive Explorers Club

| California, Cocos Island, Gulf of Mexico, Hawaii, Headquarters, Longlines, Marine Mammals & Seabirds, News Releases, Salmon, Sea Turtles, Sharks | No Comments
In June, Turtle Island Restoration Network Founder and Executive Director Todd Steiner was accepted to The Explorers Club. In June, Turtle Island Restoration Network Founder and Executive Director Todd Steiner…

SPAWN Joins Statewide Effort to Restore Habitat for Western Monarchs

| California, Habitat Restoration & Landowner Assistance, Native Plant Nursery, News Releases, Salmon | No Comments
Download SPAWN's guide to Restoring Habitat for Monarchs in Marin The beloved Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) is experiencing a rapid population decline. In California alone, there were nearly 4.5 million…

The Circle of Life (And Death)

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SPAWN trail cam shows the progression of scavengers who come to pick over a dead deer.

Local Groups to Host July 5 Beach Cleanup in Galveston

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Turtle Island Restoration Network and Galveston Island Brewing will host a beach cleanup on July 5 from 8 to 10am. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 2, 2019 Press Contact: Joanie Steinhaus,…

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