Turtle Island Restoration Network officially nominated the Pacific Fisheries Management Council (PFMC) for the ‘Shark Enemy’ award by the conservation organization Sharkproject International.
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.
Today conservationists delivered a petition signed by 15,002 global citizens to the President of Costa Rica calling on him to support greater protections for silky sharks at an upcoming world wildlife conservation meeting.
Turtle Island Restoration Network’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. Turtle Island has previously earned this top distinction.
Turtle Island Restoration Network and partner organizations are calling on the delegates at an upcoming global conservation meeting to take action to reduce the killing of silky sharks. These sharks are targeted for their valuable fins, and are in dire need of greater protections.
A new study has attached a dollar value to the “natural benefits” of the Eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean and helps strengthen the case for the Cocos-Galapagos Swimway proposal.
Shark cleaning stations are one of the highlights of diving Cocos, where, in specific locations, butterfly fish and angel fish congregate and wait for hammerhead and other sharks species to come in for a thorough cleaning.