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!

September 20, 2022

Action: Bureau of Energy Management 5 Year Lease Plan

August 31, 2022

End Chronic Water Pollution in Point Reyes National Seashore

May 2, 2022

Restore Point Reyes National Seashore!

Latest News

Study Highlights Excessive Mercury Levels in Shark Products

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A recent study of shark meat and fins being sold highlighted the dangers that come with the practice and consumption of these products. A team of scientists from the United…

New Marine Reserve Will Protect Highly Migratory and Endangered Species in Galapagos

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For Immediate Release: January 14, 2022 Contacts: Todd M. Steiner, (415) 488-7652, tsteiner@tirn.net Ecuador – Ecuador will have a new marine reserve to increase the protection of marine endangered species…

‘New York Times’ Ad Urges Costa Rica and Ecuador Presidents to Protect Endangered Sharks and Sea Turtles by Creating the Cocos-Galapagos Swimway

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Leer en español. For Immediate Release, September 10, 2021 Contact: Mariano Castro, Turtle Island Restoration Network, mcastro@seaturtles.org  'New York Times' Ad Urges Costa Rica and Ecuador Presidents to Protect Endangered…

Sri Lankan Nonprofit Awarded Funding to Protect Sharks

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For Immediate Release, August 31, 2021 Contacts: Elizabeth Purcell, Turtle Island Restoration Network, elizabeth@seaturtles.org Gayathra Bandara, Earthlanka, gayathracharukabandara.aldeniyagodagedara@ugent.be Sudarsha De Silva, Earthlanka, sudarsha30384@gmail.com  Sri Lankan Nonprofit Awarded Funding to Protect…

Dozens of Costa Rica Shark Species Designated as ‘Endangered’

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In Costa Rica, the National System of Protected Areas (SINAC)—responsible for the administration of the nation’s national parks, conservation areas, and other protected  areas in the country—published a new Official…

Tiger Shark Gets Up Close and Personal with 360° Underwater Camera

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Scientists captured a 360 degree view of a tiger shark investigating an underwater camera in Cocos Island National Park today during a scientific expedition to support protecting the marine migration…

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