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
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.
2017 has been a year of ups and downs for boots-on-the-ground and online activists. We’re not going to kid ourselves by thinking 2018 will
The National Marine Fisheries Service failed to properly analyze the Hawai‘i-based swordfish longline fishery’s impacts on the endangered loggerhead sea turtles it kills and injures before permitting an expansion of that fishery in 2012, a federal court has ruled.
As a result of the action of our supporters, the public, and our coalition partners, the Maui County Council unanimously approved the first reading of the bill.
Just off the coast of Waikiki, a stranded fishing boat is mistaken as a tourist attraction. The 79-foot Pacific Paradise crashed into a shallow reef in mid-October.
Thanksgiving is a great time to think about what we are thankful for and reflect on the year. At Turtle Island Restoration Network, we are thankful for you – our members and supporters!
Fishing crews were found living in squalor, forced to use buckets instead of toilets and suffering running sores from bed bugs. There have been instances of human trafficking, active tuberculosis and low food supplies.
The “critically endangered” Pacific leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) has experienced a catastrophic decline over the past two decades, and is on the verge of extinction due in part to industrial fishing methods off the coast of California and in Hawai’i.
“Saving the ocean” can seem like a daunting task. We’ve compiled a list of ten things you can do today that will actually help
Aloha (hello) and e como mai (welcome)! We’re so excited to announce our new Turtle Island Restoration Network Hawai‘i Program and our first Hawai’i program
We’re pleased to announce that Cheryl King, a noted sea turtle biologist, will be directing TIRN’s Hawai‘i Program. King will be the organization’s first Hawai’i-based staff member, sparking a major expansion of its work in the Pacific Islands region.