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Loggerhead Marinelife Center helps recycle 272,595 Halloween candy wrappers.Juno Beach, FL – On Monday, November 18th, the fourth annual Unwrap the Waves recycling campaign announced that it collected a total of 272,595 candy wrappers, satisfying sustainability and Halloween’s sweet tooth all-in-one. Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC)...

Turtle Island Restoration Network and the Galveston Chapter of Surfrider Foundation unveil new signs at Randalls. Image available for media use. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, November 20, 2019 Contacts: Joanie Steinhaus, 512-417-7741, joanie@seaturtles.org Jeff Seinsheimer, 409-771-9522, chair@glaveston.surfrider.org Environmental Groups Renew Push for Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban in Galveston GALVESTON—Turtle Island Restoration Network...

Beginning in 2018, Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) launched American Sign Language (ASL) friendly programming and events, thanks to the help of advocate and deaf staff member, Jennifer Reilly. A member of the Research team, Jen serves as LMC’s Field Operations Assistant, where she monitors the...

Contact: Annalisa Tuel, (408) 621-8113, atuel@seaturtles.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday Rally Planned to Stop Deadly Longline Fishery off California coast COSTA MESA, Calif. – Activists will stand with Turtle Island Restoration Network and The SeaChange Agency on Nov. 19 to protest a new longline fishery in the Pacific...

Turtle Island Restoration Network is thrilled to announce we are a top finalist for Best Non-Profit Organization in Galveston.com’s 2019 Best of the Island Awards! All autumn long, thousands of visitors to Galveston.com have nominated their favorite people, places, and organizations in the annual Best of...

Juno Beach, Florida – Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) announces its search for dive shops to participate in the Responsible Pier Initiative (RPI) and host underwater cleanups. A first-of-its-kind, RPI was developed as a collaborative program to work directly with recreational anglers on fishing piers.  LMC holds...

In 1959, Lilly Pulitzer made her debut among a sea of daring fashion icons and the vibrant and chic clothing line revolutionized resort wear, and continues to set-the-tone for the Palm Beach lifestyle.  This week, the Palm Beach County Board of Commissioners celebrated Lilly Pulitzer’s...

A Leatherback sea turtle is captured in a longline. | Photo by Philip Miller. Turtle Island Restoration Network (TIRN) submitted a letter and comments on behalf of almost 3,000 environmental activists to the Pacific Fisheries Management Council this week to comment on its proposal to authorize...

Photo by Harry McGrath In late October, SPAWN used visual observation and underwater cameras to record endangered California freshwater shrimp using habitats specifically designed for them, which could be the first time! California freshwater shrimp (Syncaris pacifica) are an extremely rare species in danger of extinction that...