An endangered Pacific green turtle somehow ended up hundreds of miles from home outside the Golden Gate recently, possibly drawn by warmer-than-normal ocean waters. Pacific green turtles are mostly found…
A recreational fisher hoping to land a chinook salmon for dinner, instead hooked an endangered Pacific green sea turtle, while fishing off the coast of San Francisco.
Shark scientists gathered last week at a conference organized by the Colombian Presidential Agency for International Cooperation to learn how to effectively track the migration patterns and behavior of threatened sharks species with specialized underwater acoustic tags,* as well as strengthen the Latin-American Migramar network of scientists studying marine migratory patterns in the Eastern Pacific.
During the month of August, Turtle Island Restoration Network hosted the Summer Salmon Institute – a program designed for elementary school teachers to share ideas and collaboratively plan how to best engage students with current environmental issues. Here are a few updates on teachers work in the field post Summer Salmon Institute 2014.
U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier’s ruled yesterday, that BP’s “gross negligence” and reckless behavior caused the catastrophic oil spill into the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. Millions of dollars of BP money has already been sent to the five coastal states impacted (Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas), but so far none of those funds have been allotted for endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtle recovery efforts. This ruling could provide impacted states with more clean up funds that may at last open the door to help recovery efforts for the world’s smallest sea turtle, the Kemp’s ridley.
Turtle Island Restoration Network strongly opposes the siting of any Liquefied Natural Gas processing hub or any other industrial development at James Price Point/Walmadany as such a development would permanently destroy wild and sacred lands along the pristine Kimberley coast and open the door to wide scale industrialization of the coastline.
The hilarious comedian and talented actor Josh Nasar, and the beautiful Tonya Kay (A.K.A. “The Most Dangerous Woman in Hollywood”) have something in common. They both show their support for…
Did you know that on Friday the California State Legislature passed a bill banning the use of plastic bags at grocery stores, pharmacies, liquor stores & other businesses?