A recent study of shark meat and fins being sold highlighted the dangers that come with the practice and consumption of these products. A team of scientists from the United…
Este mes, dos ONG internacionales lanzaron una campaña en Baja California, México para advertir a los consumidores de pescado y mariscos acerca de los riesgos para la salud al consumir pescado con alta concentración en mercurio, especialmente carne de tiburón.
Turtle Island has launched a campaign in Baja California, Mexico to warn seafood consumers about the health risks of consuming fish high in mercury, especially shark meat.
Do you know what Ocean Acidification is? Scientists are raising concern for the future of our oceans. Oceans absorbing atmospheric carbon is causing ocean acidification, or the acidification of ocean water. How do you think this will impact all of our favorite ocean species?
Researchers from the University of Burgos in Spain have developed a fluorescent polymer that lights up in contact with mercury when it is present in fish. High levels of the metal were detected in samples of swordfish and tuna.
NBC Bay Area produced an investigative story on California driftnets & the harm they cause to marine wildlife. Please help us share the truth about these deadly nets by sharing this story.
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.
Turtle Island Restoration Network has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.