Campaigns

Action & Events

Tell U.S. Airline Carriers Not to Fly Shark Fins

March 14, 2015

An estimated 100 million sharks are killed each year, and many of those sharks are killed for their fins alone. Please ask U.S. airlines to say 'no' to flying shark fins from ports to plates.

Tell Costa Rica to Stop Fueling the Extinction of Endangered Hammerhead Sharks

March 5, 2015

Please join PRETOMA, Turtle Island Restoration Network and over 20,000 activists in our efforts to safeguard endangered hammerhead sharks. Sign our petition calling on the President of Costa Rica to i...

Justice for Jairo Mora

November 7, 2014

Sign our petition calling on the Costa Rican government to bring justice for sea turtle conservationist Jairo Mora and convict those responsible for this reprehensible crime. Failure to do so could ha...

News

Cocos Island July Trip Report: Whale Shark, Dolphins, Hammerheads, Silver Tips, Tiger Sharks …

July 31, 2015

On this trip, our team was fortunate enough to see many tiger sharks, a small whale shark, giant manta rays and mobula rays, and schools of dolphins, ...

EVENT: Blue Mind Meet the Authors Reception & Book Talk on August 22nd, 2015

July 24, 2015

Join Turtle Island's board and staff to meet the authors at an exclusive pre-event benefit reception and a reserved seat for the Book Talk will be inc...

Drones & Submarines Assist Scientists At Cocos Island National Park, Costa Rica

July 7, 2015

During a recent scientific expedition to Cocos Island National Park (May 4-15, 2015), small two and three passenger submarines known as submersibles w...

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, ...