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Environmental Groups Renew Push for Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban in Galveston

By | Bring the Bag, Gulf of Mexico, News Releases, Resources for the Media, Sea Turtles

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, November 20, 2019 Contacts: Joanie Steinhaus, 512-417-7741, joanie@seaturtles.org Jeff Seinsheimer, 409-771-9522, chair@glaveston.surfrider.org Environmental Groups Renew Push for Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban in Galveston GALVESTON—Turtle Island Restoration Network…

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Turtle Island Restoration Network Nominated for Best Non-Profit Organization in Galveston, Texas

By | Education & Outreach, Gulf Beach Cleanups, Gulf of Mexico, Microplastics Research, Sea Turtle Patrol, Sea Turtles, Sea Turtles on the Pier, Turtles About Town

Turtle Island Restoration Network is thrilled to announce we are a top finalist for Best Non-Profit Organization in Galveston.com’s 2019 Best of the Island Awards! All autumn long, thousands of…

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PETITION: Oppose New California Longline Fishery

By | Action Center, Cocos Island Research Expedition, Current Action, Longlines, Marine Mammals & Seabirds, Marine Mammals & Seabirds Action, Sea Turtles, Sea Turtles - Action, Sharks - Action

Critically endangered leatherback sea turtles are drowned and killed by commercial fisheries, such as longlines and driftnets, as incidental bycatch. Entangled in fishing line or net, leatherbacks struggle to swim…

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