• Photo by Edwar Herreno, Undersea Hunter.

    Purchase a Raffle Ticket & You Could Win a Trip to Cocos Island!

    Purchase a raffle ticket for $100 today. You will have a 1 in 100 chance to win a 10-day scuba diving trip to Cocos Island, Costa Rica! The drawing will be held Friday, September 30, 2016.

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    Increasing Global Protections for 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 baseline to win increases in enforceable protections for sharks both globally and on national levels.

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    Join a Cocos Island Sea Turtle & Shark Research Expedition – Dive with Sharks!

    Join a research expedition to Cocos Island, Costa Rica and work alongside scientists tagging and censusing sea turtles and sharks at one of the world’s premiere scuba diving sites.

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    Whale Shark Conservation

    We are tagging and tracking whale sharks in the Eastern Tropical Pacific to monitor their migratory patterns to better inform conservation methods.

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    Defend Sharks from Hawaii’s Longline Fishery

    Setting over 45 million baited hooks/year for swordfish and tuna, Hawaii longliners capture and kill shark species including blue, oceanic white tip, silky and the rare crocodile sharks.

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    Tag Hammerhead Sharks

    Join Turtle Island for a shark diving expedition of a lifetime in Costa Rica's Cocos Island National Park and World Heritage site. Swim with and tag sharks to help us advocate for protected swimways.