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    Join Turtle Island Restoration Network, the Louisiana House of Representatives and the Shrimp Task Force in calling for enforcement of Turtle Excluder Devices (TEDs) on shrimp trawls. TEDs function as escape hatches that let turtles swim out of trawl nets, and are standard practice in the rest of the U.S. and Mexico.

  • Photo by Edwar Herreno, Undersea Hunter.

    An estimated 100 million sharks are killed each year, and many of those sharks are killed for their fins alone. Please ask U.S. airlines to say 'no' to flying shark fins from ports to plates.

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    Sign our petition and let the Marin County Board of Supervisors know we want them to write an improved SCA ordinance that protects Marin County's critically endangered coho salmon from further habitat loss.

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    Sign our petition calling on Gov. Jindal to pass House Bill 668, and enforce federal TED laws. Join Turtle Island Restoration Network, the Louisiana House of Representatives and the Shrimp Task Force in calling for enforcement of Turtle Excluder Devices (TEDs) on shrimp trawls. TEDs function as escape hatches that let turtles swim out of trawl nets, and are standard practice in the rest of the U.S. and Mexico.

Cocos Island Expedition

  • Photo by Edwar Herreno, Undersea Hunter.

    An estimated 100 million sharks are killed each year, and many of those sharks are killed for their fins alone. Please ask U.S. airlines to say 'no' to flying shark fins from ports to plates.

  • Photo by George Duffileld

    Please join PRETOMA, Turtle Island Restoration Network and over 20,000 activists in our efforts to safeguard endangered hammerhead sharks. Sign our petition calling on the President of Costa Rica to immediately end the cruel practice of exporting shark fins from Costa Rica.

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    Sign our petition calling on the Costa Rican government to bring justice for sea turtle conservationist Jairo Mora and convict those responsible for this reprehensible crime. Failure to do so could have serious consequences for conservation and ecotourism in the region.

Sea Turtles

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    Four years after the devastating Deepwater Horizon BP oil spill, Federal Judge Carl Barbier, has ruled BP was "grossly negligent" in their actions. Unfortunately, the Kemp’s ridley, was hit the hardest by the spill. Nearly 500 were found dead during the spill and this total does not include turtles that perished undetected.

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    Federal laws to protect sea turtles in Louisiana waters are being willfully unenforced by Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal. A culture of outlaw shrimping has ensued, endangering untold numbers of endangered Kemps ridley sea turtles.

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    The Pacific leatherback sea turtle is now California's official marine reptile, and forever a symbol of the state's natural history and conservation ethic. The state of California has designated October 15th this year and every year after as Pacific Leatherback Conservation Day!

Salmon

  • CohoSalmon2-TIRNPhoto

    Sign our petition and let the Marin County Board of Supervisors know we want them to write an improved SCA ordinance that protects Marin County's critically endangered coho salmon from further habitat loss.

  • #savemarinscoho

    Help us tell the Marin County Board of Supervisors to make salmon a priority and to take action before it is too late! The

Sharks

  • Photo by Edwar Herreno, Undersea Hunter.

    An estimated 100 million sharks are killed each year, and many of those sharks are killed for their fins alone. Please ask U.S. airlines to say 'no' to flying shark fins from ports to plates.

  • Photo by George Duffileld

    Please join PRETOMA, Turtle Island Restoration Network and over 20,000 activists in our efforts to safeguard endangered hammerhead sharks. Sign our petition calling on the President of Costa Rica to immediately end the cruel practice of exporting shark fins from Costa Rica.

  • Jairo-drawing-2

    Sign our petition calling on the Costa Rican government to bring justice for sea turtle conservationist Jairo Mora and convict those responsible for this reprehensible crime. Failure to do so could have serious consequences for conservation and ecotourism in the region.

  • Sperm whale pod

    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.

Mammals & Seabirds

  • Jairo-drawing-2

    Sign our petition calling on the Costa Rican government to bring justice for sea turtle conservationist Jairo Mora and convict those responsible for this reprehensible crime. Failure to do so could have serious consequences for conservation and ecotourism in the region.

  • Sperm whale pod

    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.

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    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

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