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
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.
Take action by sending an email to the Prime Minister of Canada urging him to support increased listings of thresher sharks at CITES.
Come scuba dive with hammerhead sharks! Right now you can join our August 4 – 14, 2017 expedition (10-day trip on the Argo)!
NBC Bay Area produced an investigative story on California driftnets & the harm they cause to marine wildlife. Please help us share the truth about th...
Turtle Island Restoration Network, a leading ocean and marine conservation organization, is featured in the United Nation’s newest publication The F...
Learn about the silky shark, a species facing immense pressure from overfishing.
Visually see the economic impact of the deadly California driftnet fishery.