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A proposal from NOAA Fisheries would eliminate these protections for Atlantic bluefin tuna in the Gulf. Few fish represent the current challenge of achieving sustainable fisheries better than the Atlantic bluefin tuna. For decades, the international community has allowed the overfishing of this iconic fish in...

The “Protect America’s Wildlife and Fish in Need of Conservation Act of 2019,” or the PAW and FIN Conservation Act, would repeal the Trump administration’s reckless regulations gutting the ESA. Congress introduced critical legislation this month to repeal new regulations that dramatically weaken the Endangered Species...

Turtle Island Restoration Network is joining the Global Climate Strike on Sept. 20. Turtle Island Restoration Network will join millions across the world Friday in kicking off what could be the largest global mobilization against climate breakdown.  On Sept. 20, three days before the UN Climate Summit...

A stunning green sea turtle laid her eggs yesterday morning, on our local beaches, after Hurricane Dorian had moved away from our coast. After completing our nesting survey yesterday, our research team reported that despite Hurricane Dorian, our Center has recorded a successful sea turtle nesting...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 5, 2019 Press Contact: Joanie Steinhaus joanie@seaturtles.org (512) 417-7741 New Sea Turtle Statues Announced at Galveston Gala GALVESTON—Turtle Island Restoration Network and Clay Cup Studios are excited to announce the locations of a dozen additional sea turtle statues to their Turtles About Town program at “The Art...

Eighteen endangered sharks and rays, including mako sharks, have been awarded key Appendix II protections at the 18th Conference of the Parties (CoP18) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). A total of 18 species of shark and...