Mile long invisible driftnets for swordfish and sharks also capture and drown endangered sea turtles and a myriad of other species. Help us call for an end to California's deadliest fishery.
Join us on a scuba diving research expedition to Cocos Island National Park, Costa Rica to tag sea turtles and to understand their migrations. This data will be used to advocate for a protected swimway.
Many species of sea turtles could go extinct in our lifetime – unless we take action. To prevent this crisis, sea turtles need to be protected throughout their lifecycles.
Turtle Island’s Gulf of Mexico Office protects endangered sea turtles and biodiversity throughout the Gulf. Learn more and join us!
Setting over 45 million baited hooks/year for swordfish and tuna, Hawaii longliners capture and drown four species of Threatened and Endangered sea turtles. Help us reform this destructive industrial fishery.
The time to act is now. Help us build resilient sea turtle populations, restore key ocean and beach habitat and ensure the long-term survival of these ancient species, while we reduce the impacts of oil and gas emissions and drilling.
Turtle Island is a leading advocate for endangered sea turtles – from tiny Kemp’s ridley hatchlings in the Gulf of Mexico to gentle, giant Pacific leatherbacks off the California Coast.
Our science-based programs protect nesting beaches, stop deadly fishing practices, and halt other threats to sea turtle survival through hands-on conservation and effective advocacy. Join us to help save sea turtles!