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 Dugongs & Coral Reef in Japan

September 5, 2016

The U.S. government is planning to build a new American airstrip atop a healthy coral reef in Okinawa, Japan, that will likely destroy the

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

September 5, 2016

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.

10-Day Scuba Diving Expedition to Cocos Island, Costa Rica

November 29, 2016
12:00 AM
December 9, 2016
12:00 AM
Cocos Island, Costa Rica

November 29 – December 9, 2016 (10-day trip on the Argo) Join a research expedition to Cocos Island and work alongside scientists to research sea turtle and shark populations and mig


Lawsuit Launched to Protect West Coast Whales From Dying in Nets

September 12, 2016

Conservation groups today filed a notice of intent to sue the National Marine Fisheries Service to protect endangered whales from mile-long drift gill...

Dolphins & Whales Illuminate the California State Capitol

May 25, 2016

Late last night Turtle Island and the SF Projection Department lit up the State Capitol of California with images of dolphins, whales, sea turtles, a...

Protesters Descend on Sen. Lara’s Headquarters in Support of Bill to Protect Dolphins & Whales from Driftnets

May 24, 2016

Today, Turtle Island Restoration Network, a leading marine conservation organization, and Kurmalliance, a Southern California-based ocean activist org...

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