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March 2017

TIRN Education – On Land and Sea

By | Gulf Education & Outreach

Two of TIRN’s major missions are to educate people about how they can help save marine mammals and better the environment.

These two goals came together recently when dozens of Marin County, CA high school students visited TIRN headquarters to learn more about our work on the environment and when 150 elementary students visited an ocean-going research vessel in Galveston, Texas.

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Your Calls Mattered – Global Response Resonates in Texas on Plastic Bags

By | Gulf Education & Outreach

On the politicalplastic-bag-turtle front, local and national TIRN advocates won a round in Texas. State politicians tried to enact a law that would essentially eliminate an existing ban on plastic bags. We asked you to call local senators, and you did, en masse. Your calls, and testimony from Joanie Steinhaus, Turtle Island Campaign Director Gulf of Mexico, helped!

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