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For Immediate Release, August 18, 2020   Contact: Annalisa Tuel, Turtle Island Restoration Network, (408) 621-8113, atuel@seaturtles.org Catherine Kilduff, Center for Biological Diversity, (202) 780-8862, CKilduff@BiologicalDiversity.org  California to Hold Hearing on Listing Pacific Leatherbacks Under State Endangered Species Act SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California wildlife officials are accepting public comments...

Scalloped hammerheads (Sphyrna lewini) swim off the coast of Cocos Island. Photo by Avi Klapfer. Written by Mariano Castro, Policy & Advocacy Analyst for Latin America The Galapagos Archipelago is a World Heritage Site that inspired the work of the naturalist Charles Darwin. The waters surrounding these...

This post was authored by two of the founders of Minorities in Shark Sciences (MISS): Jasmin Graham and Carlee Jackson Representation Matters If you’ve ever watched Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, you might think that all shark scientists are white dudes. Although the field of shark science has...

I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a (mangrove) tree. As a kid growing up on the Indian River Lagoon in East Central Florida, the paramount importance of red, black and white mangroves and buttonwoods was not lost on me. These humble trees...

Dr. David Shiffman is a marine conservation biologist and public science educator based in Washington, D.C. Renowned for his witty social media presence, he has written for the widely-read ocean science blog Southern Fried Science, and his science writing has appeared in publications including the...