We’re fighting to protect marine mammals and sea birds from industrial fishing, habitat loss and other threats.

Each year, marine mammals and seabirds become collateral damage as the result of industrial fishing and ocean pollution. Join us in our campaigns to protect marine wildlife.

Our Campaigns

Ban California Driftnets

May 24, 2018

End Longline Overfishing

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Take Action for Marine Mammals & Seabirds!

October 28, 2019

PETITION: Oppose New California Longline Fishery

September 23, 2019

Tell Congress to Support the PAW and FIN Conservation Act

September 6, 2019

Tell Congress to Save the Endangered Species Act

Marine Mammal & Seabird Updates

[ADVISORY] Tuesday rally planned to stop deadly longline fishery off California coast

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Contact: Annalisa Tuel, (408) 621-8113, atuel@seaturtles.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday Rally Planned to Stop Deadly Longline Fishery off California coast COSTA MESA, Calif. – Activists will stand with Turtle Island…

TIRN Attends Second Annual Texas Plastic Pollution Symposium

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Last weekend, Turtle Island Restoration Network joined representatives from the EPA, NOAA's Marine Debris program, local and state government, as well as several universities, NGOs, and students at the second annual…

PETITION: Oppose New California Longline Fishery

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Photo by Philip Miller. 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,…

Federal Rule Proposed to Protect Pacific Humpback Whale Habitat

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Following a court-approved agreement with Turtle Island Restoration Network, the federal government designated 302,961 square nautical miles in the Pacific Ocean as critical habitat for endangered humpback whales. FOR IMMEDIATE…

Bay Area Environmental Group Enters Year 30 of Saving Marine Species

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This keynote was originally presented by Turtle Island Restoration Network Founder & Executive Director Todd Steiner at the EACH Foundation Social Impact Summer Soiree! on July 25 in San Francisco.…

TIRN Executive Director Inducted Into Highly Exclusive Explorers Club

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In June, Turtle Island Restoration Network Founder and Executive Director Todd Steiner was accepted to The Explorers Club. In June, Turtle Island Restoration Network Founder and Executive Director Todd Steiner…

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