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!

December 12, 2018

Tell Congress to Oppose Seismic Airgun Blasting

November 8, 2017

Tell Bernhardt: Save our Marine National Monuments

September 27, 2017

Boycott Swordfish

Marine Mammal & Seabird Updates

Lawsuit Challenges Trump Permits for Longline Fishery Off California Coast

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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…

Congress Reintroduces Federal Legislation to End Senseless Killing of Marine Animals in Commercial Fishing Industry

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Recently reintroduced legislation would phase out last remaining drift gillnet fishery in the United States, an fishing technology used to catch sharks and swordfish but also trap and kill more…

Senate Reintroduces Federal Legislation to Ban “Deathnets” in Commercial Fishing Industry

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Yesterday, Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) reintroduced a bipartisan bill that would phase out the use of driftnets, also known as "deathnets," in US waters. California's…

Stream2Sea Will Donate Additional Purchase Proceeds to TIRN During March

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All of Stream2Sea's mineral sunscreens and natural body care products are made of natural ingredients, biodegradable and tested safe for fish and coral larvae. This month, Turtle Island Restoration Network…

Legal Battle Begins in Appeal Challenging US Military’s Threat to Rare Okinawa Dugongs

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SAN FRANCISCO— American conservation groups and residents of Okinawa have filed the opening brief in an appeal of a court ruling allowing construction of a US Marine Corps air base…

World’s Most Endangered Large Whale Species Harmed by Trump-Approved Seismic Blasts in Atlantic

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Earlier this month, the Trump administration gave the green light to oil and gas companies to use seismic airgun blasting in the Atlantic Ocean to search for fossil fuels in…

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