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!

March 18, 2021

Save the Last Surviving Dugongs in Okinawa

February 3, 2021

Demand Stronger Protections for Right Whales

December 31, 2020

Call on the California Coastal Commission to Save Tule Elk

Latest News

The Migratory Route of Sharks and Sea Turtles is Unprotected

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This article, written by César Peñaherrera and Mariano Castro Jiménez, was originally published in La Nación on March 18, 2021. Peñaherrera is the Science Coordinator at MigraMar and scientific advisor…

Scalloped Hammerhead Shark Among 10 Species Threatened by Wildlife Trade

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For Immediate Release: December 18, 2020 Contact: Mariano Castro, Turtle Island Restoration Network, mscastro@seaturtles.org Scalloped Hammerhead Shark Among 10 Species Threatened by Wildlife Trade New Report Calls for End to…

3 Ways to Help Save Endangered Species on Giving Tuesday

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Each and every year it is important to secure funding for our critical work to protect endangered marine wildlife and ecosystems. The phrase “now, more than ever” is often said…

Costa Rica Approves Controversial Bill to Resume Trawl Fishing 

| Eastern Tropical Pacific, Marine Mammals & Seabirds, News Releases, Sea Turtles, Sharks, Shrimp Nets | No Comments
For Immediate Release, October 23, 2020 Contact: Mariano Castro, Legal & Policy Analyst, mcastro@seaturtles.org  Costa Rica Approves Controversial Bill to Resume Trawl Fishing  Decision Threatens Endangered Marine Species, Critical Habitat,…

Lawsuit Challenges Inadequate Federal Review of Endangered Species in Gulf of Mexico

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For Immediate Release, October 21, 2020 Contact: Joanie Steinhaus, Gulf Program Director, joanie@seaturtles.org Lawsuit Challenges Inadequate Federal Review of Endangered Species in Gulf of Mexico Agency ignores Deepwater Horizon tragedy,…

Whale Shark Migrating from Galapagos Island to Cocos Island Documented for First Time

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For Immediate Release, September 14, 2020 Contact: Alex Hearn, Galapagos Whale Shark Project, ahearn@usfq.edu.ec   Todd Steiner, Turtle Island Restoration Network, tsteiner@seaturtles.org  Whale Shark Migrating from Galapagos Island to Cocos Island…

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