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12-Day Scuba Diving Expedition to Cocos Island, Costa Rica

August 19, 2016
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August 30, 2016
12:00 AM
Cocos Island, Costa Rica

August 19 – 31, 2016 (12-day trip on the Sea Hunter)  Join a research expedition to Cocos Island and work alongside scientists to research sea turtle and shark populations and migrati

10-Day Scuba Diving Expedition to Cocos Island, Costa Rica

November 29, 2016
12:00 AM
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December 9, 2016
12:00 AM
Cocos Island, Costa Rica

November 29 – December 9, 2016 (10-day trip on the Argo) Join a research expedition to Cocos Island and work alongside scientists to research sea turtle and shark populations and mig

News

Turtle Island’s Randall Arauz Named 2016 PEW Marine Conservation Fellow for Shark Conservation Work

February 25, 2016

Turtle Island’s International Director Randall Arauz has been named as a PEW Marine Conservation Fellow. Arauz is one of five distinguished scientis...

New Study Shows Toll of Illegal Fishing on Sharks and Ray Species at Cocos Island National Park in Costa Rica

March 26, 2015

A new study published this week in Conservation Biology (available here) investigates Costa Rica’s ability to adequately enforce and protect it’s ...

Not Guilty Verdict in Murder of Costa Rican Sea Turtle Conservationist Jairo Mora Provokes International Outrage

January 26, 2015

Jairo's brutal murder was an assault on those who protect endangered wildlife around the world. Justice for Mora is crucial to keeping wildlife and it...

Cocos Expedition Resources

  • Sea Turtle Ecology Course $19.95

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    Become an expert on all things sea turtle by enrolling in the Sea Turtle Ecology course! Proceeds benefit Turtle Island ...

  • Cocos Island Gallery

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    Cocos Island National Park in Costa Rica is known worldwide as an ocean haven for spectacular sharks, rare sea turtles, ...