Todd Steiner, founder and executive director of Turtle Island Restoration Network, has been named Honoree of the Eleanor Fletcher Award at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s Go Blue Awards in Florida.
Due to the risk of their main nesting areas in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument) becoming unsuitable thanks to the effects of sea level rise,
There’s a beautiful bay on Maui’s northeastern facing shore called “Ka’ehu”, where endangered species are spotted and Hawaiian practitioners can still connect with their past. Unfortunately, an endless supply of marine debris washes ashore here, scarring the beachscape.
Complying with a federal court order, the National Marine Fisheries Service has immediately closed the Hawai’i-based shallow-set longline fishery for the rest of 2018 in order to protect endangered loggerhead sea turtles. Conservation groups are applauding the fishery closure that runs from May 8 through Dec. 31, 2018.
You can’t study turtles without being affected by trash. This March, I attended the 2018 Sixth International Marine Debris Conference in San Diego, an awesome forum for science, inspiration, unity, community-based solutions, creativity, action, and technological ingenuity.
(San Francisco Bay Area) March 23 2018 – Recognizing that chemicals commonly found in sunscreens and personal care products can be dangerous in marine ecosystems, Turtle Island Restoration Network has partnered with Stream2Sea…
This multi-agency collaboration is authorized under NOAA Fisheries’ Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program which oversees the response efforts. While Hawaiian humpback whales have recovered enough to be taken…
Almost daily, Cheryl King, our Hawaiʻi program director, and a band of ocean activists comb Maui’s beaches and coral reefs. While they’re documenting the marine life, they’re also looking for trash, and unfortunately, they always find too much of it.