Turtle Island Restoration Network submitted a FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) request in order to obtain these photographs showing the deadly impact of driftnets on California’s endangered marine wildlife. In…
The Royal Dutch Shell spewed 88,200 gallons into the sensitive marine habitat of the Gulf of Mexico and caused a visible 2 x 13 mile “sheen” to be seen off the coast of Louisiana.
Over 250 scientists released a joint scientific letter opposing the deadly California driftnet fishery for swordfish, which has some of the highest bycatch rates in the world. The letter, coordinated by Turtle Island Restoration Network, specifically requests that immediate action be taken to phase out the fishery and protect the ecological integrity of California’s coastal waters.
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