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Researchers tag a thresher shark at Las Gemelas Seamount to track its movements. Written by Executive Director Todd Steiner For the past 12 years, Turtle Island Restoration Network’s work at Cocos Island National Park to tag turtles and sharks with our colleagues MigraMar has focused on understanding...

Like the rest of Ocean Conservancy, I am working from home, tapping out these final lines from the modest comfort of the one table in my apartment. Even though we can’t meet face to face work with environmental leaders, we are still pushing forward to...

For Immediate ReleaseMarch 25, 2020 Press ContactsTodd Steiner, Turtle Island Restoration Network, tsteiner@seaturtles.orgBrad Nahill, SEE Turtles, brad@seeturtles.org  Amid COVID-19 Outbreak, Groups Offer Emergency Funding to Protect Nesting Sea Turtles  SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Turtle Island Restoration Network and SEE Turtles are teaming up to offer nonprofit organizations around the...

I know this is a time of great uncertainty for so many of us as we all cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. All of us at Ocean Conservancy are sending our support and well-wishes during these unprecedented—and yes, concerning—times. Our first priority is ensuring the health...

For Immediate Release, March 24, 2020 Contact: Annalisa Batanides Tuel, atuel@seaturtles.org, 415-663-8590 100 Groups Urge Congress to Address COVID-19 Causes: Wildlife Trade, Habitat Destruction WASHINGTON— More than 100 organizations urged Congress today to address the wildlife trade and habitat destruction, the root causes of emerging zoonotic diseases like...

For Immediate Release, March 19, 2020 In Coronavirus Crisis, 575 Groups Urge Halt to Electricity, Water Shutoffs Letter to Governors, Utility Regulators Also Calls for Distributed Clean Energy, Equitable Water Payment Systems WASHINGTON— Turtle Island Restoration Network joined more than 575 utility justice, labor, faith, consumer and environmental...

While local restaurants try to cope during this difficult time, we can help support our Blue Table Program partners by ordering delivery, takeout, or curbside pickup. These restaurants remain committed to protecting the marine environment by eliminating single-use plastics and promoting sustainable choices in their facilities.       Below...