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The California Fish and Wildlife Commission will decide on October 14 if leatherback sea turtles should be listed under the state’s Endangered Species Act.  The vote is in response to a petition filed by nonprofits Turtle Island Restoration Network and Center for Biological Diversity. In August...

For Immediate Release, September 16, 2021 Contact: Todd Steiner, Executive Director, tsteiner@seaturtles.org, 415-488-7652 Sea Turtles, Sharks, Dolphins One Step Closer to Protection from Drift Gillnets Senate Passes Bipartisan Bill to Phase Out Last Driftnet Fishery in U.S. Waters WASHINGTON—The Senate on Sept. 14 unanimously passed the Driftnet Modernization and Bycatch...