Since our start, we’ve helped win protections for a record number of endangered sharks and ray species across the globe, providing crucial research to promote greater protections for these endangered marine species.

Our Campaigns

Hammerhead Shark Photo ID Project

May 30, 2018

Ban California Driftnets

May 24, 2018

End Longline Overfishing

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Create the Cocos-Galapagos Swimway

May 23, 2018

Take Action for Sharks!

October 28, 2019

PETITION: Oppose New California Longline Fishery

October 4, 2019

Tell the Senate to Block Expanded Offshore Drilling

September 23, 2019

Tell Congress to Support the PAW and FIN Conservation Act

Latest News

Economist Short Doc Highlights Cocos-Galapagos Swimway

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The Economist magazine released a short documentary film this winter showcasing Turtle Island Restoration Network’s shark research—and it’s well worth the watch. The film, debuted at the World Ocean Summit…

[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…

Congress Introduces Bill to Protect Endangered Species, Reverse Trump’s ‘Extinction Plan’

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The “Protect America's Wildlife and Fish in Need of Conservation Act of 2019," or the PAW and FIN Conservation Act, would repeal the Trump administration's reckless regulations gutting the ESA.…

Despite U.S. Opposition, Mako Sharks Win Protections at International Wildlife Treaty Meeting

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Eighteen endangered sharks and rays, including mako sharks, have been awarded key Appendix II protections at the 18th Conference of the Parties (CoP18) of the Convention on International Trade in…

Five Ways You Can Help Save Sharks Every Week

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Scalloped hammerheads (Sphyrna lewini) swim off the coast of Cocos Island. Photo by Avi Klapfer. Shark Week may have ended last week ... but every week is shark week here…

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.…

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