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  • green-sea-turtle-on-beach

    Before they were slaughtered for food, leather, and eggs, green sea turtles numbered in the millions, grazing the shallow sea beds worldwide. Now less than 1 percent remain. Still, with recent protections, the decline has mostly been stabilized.

  • SharkFins-NoCopyright

    Increasingly, the sale and transport of shark fin products are being outlawed. Now, we need your help. Please sign on to our petition encouraging the states of Vermont, Rhode Island, New Jersey to pass bills making it illegal to trade, sell and transport shark fins within their borders.

  • 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.

  • Around the world every day, industrial fishing takes sealife out of the ocean for restaurants, grocery stores, and our dinner tables. These fisheries use billions of hooks and thousands of miles of nets in the ocean to catch wild fish, but they also catch innocent sea turtles, whales, dolphins and other marine wildlife every day.

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.

  • 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.

Sea Turtles

  • 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.

  • NOAA oil spill

    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.

  • leatherback-web

    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

  • #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

  • 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.

Sharks

  • SharkFins-NoCopyright

    Increasingly, the sale and transport of shark fin products are being outlawed. Now, we need your help. Please sign on to our petition encouraging the states of Vermont, Rhode Island, New Jersey to pass bills making it illegal to trade, sell and transport shark fins within their borders.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Mammals & Seabirds

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Dugong-eating-sea-grass-shutterstock

    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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