Turtle Island Restoration Network and other members of the Endangered Species Coalition are keeping an eye on the U.S. Congress’s sneaky attempts to roll back environmental protections during the budgeting…
The leatherback sea turtle is best described by superlatives. It is the largest of the seven species of sea turtles, weighing up to 2,000 pounds and growing to lengths of up to 8 feet.
Today Turtle Island Restoration Network, a leading ocean and marine conservation organization, helped win protections for sharks and rays at a major international wildlife meeting taking place in South Africa.
Marin Academy High School Students Alex Paff and Katie Joyce volunteered with the Salmon Protection And Watershed Network (SPAWN), and became passionate about the 10,000 Redwoods Project, which aims to plant 10,000 redwoods in the greater San Francisco Bay Area to help fight climate change. Together the two dedicated volunteers were able to raise a total of $1,600, as well as valuable supplies, like shade cloth, to help grow redwood trees.
Alex Paff and Katie Joyce are both Seniors at Marin Academy who were introduced to SPAWN through their high school biology teacher Liz Gottlieb. This summer, they volunteered with SPAWN and became passionate about the 10,000 Redwoods Project, which aims to plant 10,000 redwoods in the greater San Francisco Bay Area to help fight climate change.
Watch an incredible video of a tiger shark at Cocos Island, Costa Rica. Join a research expedition to Cocos Island and work alongside scientists to research sea turtle and shark populations and migration at one of the world’s premiere scuba diving sites to see hammerhead sharks and a myriad of large marine species.