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For Immediate Release, October 28, 2020 Contact: Mariano Castro, Legal & Policy Analyst, mcastro@seaturtles.org    Thousands Oppose Controversial Trawl Fishing Bill in Costa Rica  Approval Threatens Endangered Marine Species, Critical Habitat, Artisanal Fishing COSTA RICA — Thousands of global citizens and organizations are calling on Costa Rica to oppose the...

Turtle Island Restoration Network joined international organizations in urging Ecuador to expand the Galapagos Marine Reserve, one of the largest and most biologically diverse marine protected areas in the world.  The letter (translated in English below) states that over the past 20 years, the Galapagos Marine...

For Immediate Release, October 26, 2020 Contact: Joanie Steinhaus, Gulf Program Director, joanie@seaturtles.org  Third Annual ‘Art of Saving Sea Turtles’ Gala and Fundraiser to be Held Online Locations, Artists, Sponsors of 19 New Sea Turtle Statues Will be Revealed GALVESTON, Texas — In lieu of an in-person event,...

For Immediate Release, October 23, 2020 Contact: Mariano Castro, Legal & Policy Analyst, mcastro@seaturtles.org  Costa Rica Approves Controversial Bill to Resume Trawl Fishing  Decision Threatens Endangered Marine Species, Critical Habitat, Artisanal Fishing COSTA RICA — The Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica approved a bill Thursday that allows trawl fishing...

For Immediate Release, October 21, 2020 Contact: Joanie Steinhaus, Gulf Program Director, joanie@seaturtles.org Lawsuit Challenges Inadequate Federal Review of Endangered Species in Gulf of Mexico Agency ignores Deepwater Horizon tragedy, science in biological opinion for offshore oil and gas activities Greenbelt, MD — Four conservation groups filed a lawsuit today...