4 Star 88x31Our oceans are home to array of amazing marine wildlife – from sperm whales to spinner dolphins, from black-footed albatross to dugongs. Turtle Island Restoration Network fights to protect marine mammals and sea birds from industrial fishing, habitat loss and other threats. Join us in our campaigns to protect marine wildlife.


Action & Events

Save Sperm Whales & Sea Turtles from the Secret Drift Net Massacre Off Our California Coast

June 29, 2017

Tell the Pacific Fisheries Management Council that you care about endangered sperm whales and sea turtles. Ask them to close this deadly drift net fishery once and for all.

Defend our Marine Monuments

May 8, 2017

Sign our petition asking Secretary of the Interior Zinke to defend protections for 5 national marine monuments.

Oppose Trump’s Anti-Oceans Executive Orders

April 28, 2017

Send an email to President Trump today to defend marine monuments and oppose offshore oil drilling.


After Being Sued, Feds Agree to Review Whale Killing Driftnet Fishery

August 18, 2017

Less than two months after Turtle Island initiated a lawsuit to protect endangered whales from the California drift gillnet fishery, the National Mari...

“Bring the Bag” PSA Launched in Galveston, Texas, to Reduce Single-Use Plastic Bag Pollution

August 8, 2017

Turtle Island and Surfrider Galveston launched a PSA to encourage people to bring a reusable bag instead of using a plastic bag.

Boys and Girls Connect with National Marine Sanctuaries

August 3, 2017

During the summer Turtle Island Restoration Network had the opportunity to partner with Boys and Girls Club of Sonoma to integrate science education p...

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