Ocean Conservation Tag

For Immediate Release, November 1, 2021 Contact: Todd Steiner, Executive Director, +1 415-488-7652, tsteiner@tirn.net Ecuador Announces Creation of New Marine Reserve in Galapagos New Protected Area Creates Safe Migration Route for Endangered Marine Species Between Ecuador And Costa Rica ECUADOR—Ecuador announced the creation of a new marine reserve in Galapagos...

For Immediate Release, October 28, 2021 Contact: Ayano Hayes, Watershed Biologist, 916-216-8355, ahayes@tirn.net Videos Show Salmon Returning to Marin County Creeks for Spawning Season SAN RAFAEL, Calif.—Videos taken by the Salmon Protection and Watershed Network (SPAWN) show at least three chinook salmon swimming through San Geronimo Creek, marking the...

For Immediate Release, October 14, 2021 Contacts: Todd Steiner, Turtle Island Restoration Network, (415) 488-7652, TSteiner@SeaTurtles.org Catherine Kilduff, Center for Biological Diversity, (202) 780-8862, CKilduff@BiologicalDiversity.org California Protects Leatherback Sea Turtles as Endangered Decision Comes in Time for Pacific Leatherback Sea Turtle Conservation Day SACRAMENTO, Calif.— The California Fish and Game Commission...

President Biden signed proclamations on Oct. 8 to  restore protections to the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument. Seamounts Marine National Monument, located off the coast of New England, is the first U.S. marine national monument in the Atlantic Ocean. The Trump administration attempted to...