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!

February 8, 2020

End Single-Use Plastics in California

February 8, 2020

Save the Okinawa Dugong from a U.S. Military Base

February 1, 2020

Add Your Name: Save Marin County’s Coho Salmon From Extinction

Latest News

Attempts to Establish Hard Caps on West Coast Drift Gillnet Fishery Questionable

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For Immediate Release February 24, 2020 Contact: Annalisa Batanides Tuel, (408) 621-8113, atuel@seaturtles.org Attempts to Establish Hard Caps on West Coast Drift Gillnet Fishery Questionable ROHNERT PARK, Calif. — After…

Is There Slavery in Your Seafood?

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As we near the end of National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention month, I wanted to remind our dedicated supporters like you that despite the fact that we're living in…

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…

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