Monthly Archives

December 2016

Marin-Based Non-profit Turtle Island Featured in New United Nations Publication

By Cocos Island Research Expedition, Resources for the Media, Sea Turtles, Sharks

Turtle Island Restoration Network, a leading ocean and marine conservation organization, is featured in the United Nation’s newest publication The Future of the World Heritage Convention for Marine Conservation, for their work tracking migrating marine wildlife like hammerhead sharks and green sea turtles in the Eastern Tropical Pacific. Turtle Island is the primary author of the article, and the organizations scientific findings have showed how the Eastern Tropical Pacific is a region is more connected than previously thought.

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Marin-Based Wildlife Group Slams EPA Pick

By Got Mercury?, Marine Mammals & Seabirds, Resources for the Media, Sea Turtles, Sharks

Turtle Island Restoration Network, a Marin-based wildlife organization, is raising a red flag over Donald Trump’s proposed appointment of Scott Pruitt as the head of the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Pruitt’s record has shown a favoritism towards the oil industry and actions against wildlife. Turtle Island is urging wildlife lovers to contact their Senators to urge them to oppose his Congressional confirmation.

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Hiring the Fox to Watch the Hen house: Future EPA head is Ally of Fossil Fuel Industry

By Marine Mammals & Seabirds, Sea Turtles, Sharks

According to an article in the New York Times, President-elect Donald Trump selected Scott Pruitt, Oklahoma attorney general and close ally of the fossil fuel industry, to run the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The move signals Trump’s determination to dismantle efforts to fight climate change.

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