It all begins at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Half Moon Bay Library at 620 Correas St. in Half Moon Bay. There, Coastside filmmaker Gail Evenari, the library and the Marin County-based Turtle Island Restoration Network will team up to present an evening of learning.
More than 7,000 Louisiana residents are calling on Gov. Bobby Jindal to increase protection for sea turtles along coastal waters.Members of the Turtle Island Restoration Network attempted to deliver the petitions to Jindal’s office Tuesday, but were only able to by mail and email. Supporters are calling on him to show a stronger environmental record, among other demands.
With the local salmon listed under the Endangered Species Act, environmentalists say the best place to focus recovery efforts is in the area that has the largest endangered population. “The…
Turtle Island Restoration Network will present Gov. Bobby Jindal with over 7,000 petitions from Louisiana residents and concerned citizens from around the country asking Gov. Jindal to take action to protect endangered Louisiana sea turtles in state waters.
An estimated eight sea turtles, including four critically endangered Leatherback sea turtles were killed, and eight false killer whales were injured in the last three months by the Hawaii tuna longline fishery, according the National Marine Fisheries Service newest report (.pdf).