Plans to make Gulf of Mexico shorelines safer from significant storms puts Kemp’s ridley sea turtles at risk.
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Plans to make Gulf of Mexico shorelines safer from significant storms puts
A giant coastal storm barrier in Texas will threaten the habitat of critically endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtles.
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A giant coastal storm barrier in Texas will threaten the habitat of
Plans to build a coastal barrier to protect gulf towns in Texas will be harmful for endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtles.
An article by Turtle Island Campaign Director, Gulf Coast, Joanie Steinhaus tells us why.
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The Ike Dike is Not the Solution - Turtle Island Restoration Network

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On this day in history – June 22, 1978 – Cocos Island was officially declared a national park! Happy birthday, Parque Nacional Isla del Coco / Cocos Island National Park
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Photo by Sean Davis Photographer Costa Rica
Turtle Island Restoration Network 06/22/2017
Gylma Barnes
Haylee Miller
Laura Iovino
Turtle Island today filed a formal notice of intent to sue National Marine Fisheries Service over their failure to prevent excessive whale deaths in the California Drift Gillnet Fishery.
“This is Turtle Island's answer to the Trump Administration’s latest attempt to undo 'hard cap' protections from the California driftnet fishery…”
Turtle Island today filed a formal notice of intent to sue National

Lawsuit Launched to Stop Deaths and Injuries to Whales from California Drift Gillnet Fishery - Turtle Island Restoration Network

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Susan Leas Latham
Branden Tostie
A hospital in the basement of the South Carolina Aquarium is saving sea turtles! Even as the number of marine patients keeps growing.
A hospital in the basement of the South Carolina Aquarium is saving

This Special Hospital Saves Sea Turtles Dying from Ocean Trash

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Cocos is on fire! Join us in August or December.

Details at
Cocos is on fire Join us in August or December

Trip Report Cocos Island Argo 31May - 10Jun 2017

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Courtesy NOAA Fisheries
Courtesy NOAA Fisheries
Courtesy NOAA Fisheries
Courtesy NOAA Fisheries
For your enjoyment, turtle pictures in honor of National Turtle Week! All images are courtesy of NOAA Fisheries.
For your enjoyment turtle pictures in honor of National Turtle Week All
Pam Thomas
Jaime Montero
Maria Sforza
“The Trump administration has declared war on whales, dolphins and turtles off the coast of California,” said Todd Steiner, director of the Turtle Island Restoration Network, which is based in Northern California. “This determination will only lead to more potential litigation and legislation involving this fishery. It’s not a good sign. ”[ Latimes.com Link ]

Brock Cahill
The Trump administration has declared war on whales dolphins and turtles off

Trump administration cancels proposed limits on marine mammals and sea turtles trapped in fishing nets

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Dean Walton
Debb Debby Debra
Corrina Michael Hopson
“Trump just declared war against humpback whales and leatherback sea turtles.” Todd Steiner, Turtle Island Executive Director.
Read more about this, and, Todd’s Press Release.
Trump just declared war against humpback whales and leatherback sea turtles Todd

New Threat to West Coast Whales, Dolphins, and Sea Turtles - Turtle Island Restoration Network

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Lynda Pearson Markham
Christine Snippen
Pam Thomas
Cocos Island listed by National Geographic as 3rd Best Place to Visit!
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Cocos Island listed by National Geographic as 3rd Best Place to Visit

Best Summer Trips 2017

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Take action today, on World Oceans Day. President Trump has threatened to “reexamine” marine monuments, and gut wildlife protections.
Please take a moment and sign our petition calling on Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to preserve the five national marine monuments under consideration.
Take action today on World Oceans Day President Trump has threatened to

Defend our Marine Monuments - Turtle Island Restoration Network

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Stephen Michael Amy
Debe Stiles
We now have more insight into President Trump's anti-environmental agenda.
He has just named a top, anti-environmental attorney, to be the nation's number one environmental lawyer.
We now have more insight into President Trump's antienvironmental agenda

Trump Names BP Oil Spill Lawyer as Top Environmental Attorney - Turtle Island Restoration Network

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Erin McNally
Debbie Rosenhagen Mancino
Branden Tostie
Karen Louise Edwards
Nina Morris- Monasevitch
A lot of people throw around the term Ocean Acidification, but do you know what this really means? This is something that will have lasting impacts on all of our favorite ocean creatures. Adopt a redwood and help to protect our oceans delicate chemistry NOAA B-WET Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment
A lot of people throw around the term Ocean Acidification but do
Join us August. Hurry- Only 3 spots left. Details at .
Join us August Hurry Only 3 spots left Details at wwwseaturtlesorgexpeditions

Trip Report Cocos Island Argo 18May - 28May 2017

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Only Marin supervisors can save Marin’s coho salmon!

(Op-Ed by Deborah Sivas, Turtle Island's Board member and Legal Chair, and Todd Steiner, executive director on behalf of Turtle Island's salmon project called SPAWN, Salmon Protection And Watershed Network)

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Only Marin supervisors can save Marin’s coho salmon

Marin Voice: Only Marin supervisors can save Marin’s coho salmon

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