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
Call on Hawaiian legislators to help stop human rights abuses in Hawaiian commercial fishing.
Send an email by March 6th, 2017 to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to keep local control over our oceans.
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.
The Western Governors' Association (WGA), which represents the Governors of 19 Western states, is advocating policy recommendations that would give th...
Researchers from the University of Burgos in Spain have developed a fluorescent polymer that lights up in contact with mercury when it is present in f...
Come scuba dive with hammerhead sharks! Right now you can join our August 4 – 14, 2017 expedition (10-day trip on the Argo)!
Learn about the silky shark, a species facing immense pressure from overfishing.
Visually see the economic impact of the deadly California driftnet fishery.