The rapid growth of the Costa Rican longline fishery has had severe impacts on marine wildlife, including silky sharks. ...
The protection of sharks internationally is a patchwork of national laws, unenforceable international instruments, and ineffective fisheries-based prohibitions. Turtle Island is working to shift the b...
Join a research expedition to Cocos Island, Costa Rica and work alongside scientists tagging and censusing sea turtles and sharks! Join us in August or December, 2017!
Action & Events
Take action by sending an email to the Prime Minister of Canada urging him to support increased listings of thresher sharks at CITES.
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.
Costa Rica used to be known as the shining beacon in protecting our oceans. But now, the new Costa Rican President is threatening to roll back protections for endangered sea turtles and sharks.
According to an article in the New York Times, President-elect Donald Trump selected Scott Pruitt, Oklahoma attorney general and close ally of the fos...
Turtle Island Restoration Network has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities an...
Learn about the silky shark, a species facing immense pressure from overfishing.
Visually see the economic impact of the deadly California driftnet fishery.