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Costa Rica: Protect Endangered Sea Turtles and Sharks

December 11, 2015

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.

Costa Rica: Don’t Break Promises to Protect Endangered Sea Turtles and Sharks

October 30, 2015

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.

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.

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California’s Driftnet Fishery: A Costly Toll on the State Economy

April 26, 2016

Turtle Island's new report ‘The Economic Argument Against the California Driftnet Fishery’ outlines how the California driftnet fishery costs more...

Senate Bill 1114 to Phase out the California Driftnet Fishery and Protect Marine Wildlife Moves Through Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Water

April 12, 2016

Today the California Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Water voted 6-0 to support Senate Bill (SB) 1114 to phase out the use of mile-long drif...

Turtle Island Restoration Network Sponsors Bill to Phase out California Driftnet Fishery to Protect Marine Wildlife

March 24, 2016

Turtle Island is the sponsor of a new bill authored by Senator Ben Allen designed to protect California’s marine wildlife by ending the use of deadl...

 

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