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For Immediate Release February 24, 2020 Contact: Annalisa Batanides Tuel, (408) 621-8113, atuel@seaturtles.org Attempts to Establish Hard Caps on West Coast Drift Gillnet Fishery Questionable ROHNERT PARK, Calif. — After almost a decade of back-and-forth rule makings and court decisions, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) recently...

For Immediate Release February 18, 2020 Contacts: Brett Hartl, Center for Biological Diversity, (202) 817-8121, bhartl@biologicaldiversity.org Maia Raposo, Waterkeeper Alliance, (212) 747-0622 x 116, mraposo@waterkeeper.org Annalisa Batanides Tuel, Turtle Island Restoration Network, (408) 621-8113, atuel@seaturtles.org Lawsuit Launched Over Trump’s Massive Rollback of Pollution Protections for Rivers, Wetlands Rule Threatens Millions of Acres...

Students at Limestone Creek Elementary learn science material through VR technology. Loggerhead Marinelife Center Propels STEM Education with Scientist in Every Florida School Program Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) is building upon its STEM leadership by collaborating with the University of Florida (UF) Thompson Earth Systems Institute...

Annalisa Batanides Tuel, Policy & Advocacy Manager with Turtle Island Restoration Network, speaks at a Marin County Board of Supervisors Meeting on January 11, 2020. Turtle Island Restoration Network (TIRN) attended a Marin County Board of Supervisors Meeting yesterday to advocate for endangered coho...

Every day, single-use plastic packaging products generate tons of waste in California. This comes with a tremendous cost to individuals, communities, wildlife, and ecosystems throughout the state—especially the tens of thousands of individual marine animals have been observed suffering from entanglement or ingestion of plastics. Plastics are impacting...