Turtle Island Restoration Network is forging alliances to protect Hawaiian sea turtles, other marine life and the oceans.

We’re forging alliances within the local community, other conservation organizations and government agencies to help understand and protect Hawaiian sea turtles and other marine life while promoting ocean health.

Action Alert

June 1, 2020

Help Expand the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary

Our Campaigns

End Longline Overfishing

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Take Action!

June 1, 2020

Help Expand the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary

April 16, 2020

Stop SPOT: Take Action Against a Proposed Oil Terminal Threatening the Texas Coast

March 16, 2020

Protect Loggerhead Turtles from Hawai’i Longlines

Hawaii Updates

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…

TIRN Among 500 Groups to Urge Next U.S. President to Declare National Climate Emergency

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10 Executive Actions in First 10 Days Could Phase Out Fossil Fuels, Jumpstart Just Green Economy Turtle Island Restoration Network joined 500 U.S. environmental and climate-justice groups at the United…

TIRN Executive Director Inducted Into Highly Exclusive Explorers Club

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In June, Turtle Island Restoration Network Founder and Executive Director Todd Steiner was accepted to The Explorers Club. In June, Turtle Island Restoration Network Founder and Executive Director Todd Steiner…

Hawaii Closes Longline Fishery for Interacting with Endangered Sea Turtle Limit

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For the second year in a row, the National Marine Fisheries Service has immediately closed the Hawai’i-based shallow-set longline fishery for the rest of 2019 to comply with a federal…

Hawaii Passes Landmark Protections for Sharks and Rays

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Tiger sharks are one of the many shark species that inhabit Hawaiian waters. HONOLULU—Hawaii legislators voted to pass a pair of bills on Wednesday that would provide landmark protections for…

TIRN Founder & Director Named Honoree of the Eleanor Fletcher Award

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Todd Steiner, founder and executive director of Turtle Island Restoration Network, has been named Honoree of the Eleanor Fletcher Award at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s Go Blue Awards in Florida.…