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Lawsuit Challenges Trump Permits for Longline Fishery Off California Coast

By | California, Longlines, Marine Mammals & Seabirds, News Releases, Resources for the Media, Save the Leatherback, Sea Turtles

For Immediate Release June 6, 2019 Press Contacts: Catherine Kilduff, Center for Biological Diversity, (530) 304-7258, CKilduff@BiologicalDiversity.org Todd Steiner, Turtle Island Restoration Network, (415) 488-8752, TSteiner@SeaTurtles.org Lawsuit Challenges Trump Permits…

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First Hard Rainfall Marks Beginning of Spawning Season, Creekwalk Tours for Critically Endangered Coho Salmon

By | 10,000 Redwoods, California, Coho Salmon, Creekwalk Tours, Headquarters, News Releases, Resources for the Media, Salmon, Salmon Population Monitoring

For Immediate Release: November 29, 2018 Marin County, CA — The Salmon Protection and Watershed Network (SPAWN) is offering the Bay Area community an opportunity to experience one of Marin…

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Sens. Feinstein, Harris and Capito Introduce Federal Legislation to Ban “Driftnets” in Commercial Fishing Industry

By | Headquarters, Resources for the Media, Sea Turtles, Sharks

Sens. Feinstein, Harris and Capito Introduce Federal Legislation to Ban “Driftnets” in Commercial Fishing Industry
Bipartisan legislation proposed on the heels of undercover investigation of controversial fishing practice

(California, April 26) – Just two weeks after a coalition of animal protection and ocean conservation organizations released undercover video footage documenting the cruelty of the California driftnet fishery for swordfish, U.S. senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) introduced legislation to phase out this fishery by 2020.

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Consider the Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle

By | Headquarters, Resources for the Media, Sea Turtles

In the wake of the Trump administration scaling back national monuments and gutting protections for America’s wildlife, Turtle Island Restoration Network, an ocean and coastal watersheds conservation group, is petitioning the U.S. National Marine Fisheries (NMFS) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), to designate critical habitat for the Kemp’s ridley, the world’s smallest and most endangered sea turtle, in the Gulf of Mexico.

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NOAA Fisheries Reverses Course, Decides Endangered Listing of Pacific Bluefin Tuna “Not Warranted”

By | Resources for the Media, Sea Turtles

In 2016, NOAA Fisheries found that a petition filed by Turtle Island Restoration Network and 13 other conservation organizations presented substantial information that the Pacific Bluefin tuna should be listed under the Endangered Species Act. Following a change in administrations, today NOAA reversed course.

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