I’m writing to you from the Galapagos Islands where we have just completed the first inter-governmental workshop on the Cocos–Galapagos Swimway, a concept I proposed to protect critically endangered Pacific leatherback sea turtles from the ravages of industrial fishing during their long migrations each year.
WASHINGTON— The Trump administration proposed a rule today to federalize regulation of drift gillnets used to catch swordfish on the West Coast. The rule would end California’s right to…
SPAWN hosted a special workshop to learn how to attract and support native pollinators in oak woodlands through gardening and landscaping. This workshop was one in a series intended to provide information and experiences in how to garden for wildlife where you live.
These redwoods are going to grow big and strong and help stabilize stream banks, slowing erosion and protecting the water that endangered salmon need to survive.
The “critically endangered” Pacific leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) has experienced a catastrophic decline over the past two decades, and is on the verge of extinction due in part to industrial fishing methods off the coast of California and in Hawai’i.
“Saving the ocean” can seem like a daunting task. We’ve compiled a list of ten things you can do today that will actually help coral reefs and marine species. From…
We’re pleased to announce that Cheryl King, a noted sea turtle biologist, will be directing TIRN’s Hawai‘i Program. King will be the organization’s first Hawai’i-based staff member, sparking a major expansion of its work in the Pacific Islands region.