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April 2014

Tax-Deductible Cocos Dive Trips, and Others Around the World

By Cocos Island Research Expedition

My two previous trips to Cocos Island were on the MV Argo, another of the Undersea Hunter fleet, to assist biologists from the U.S.-based Sea Turtle Restoration Network ( STRN; ) and the Costa Rican group PRETOMA ( ). Our mission was to tag sharks and capture sea turtles at Cocos’ iconic dive sites, which meant I had to override my “programming” of not harassing sea life.

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