Turtle Island Restoration Network Monthly eNews February 2018
 

Cold stunned sea turtles rescued in Texas

Earlier this year, Texas witnessed the largest sea turtle cold stunning event in the state’s history. What is cold stunning? Learn how we helped with the rescues. Read more.

Free the whales!

Today there are at least 80,000 humpback whales in the wild. Fishing gear entanglement is one of the primary threats to these marine mammals. We're freeing entangled whales off the Hawaiian coast. Read more.

Student attorneys work to protect endangered sea turtle

The student attorneys or "Team Turtle" took a deep dive into scientific studies to determine which areas of the Gulf of Mexico are vital for the survival of the Kemp’s ridley, the world's most endangered sea turtle. Read more. 

Thank you for protecting the oceanic whitetip shark!

In March 2017, we asked you to sign your name to a petition to convince the National Marine Fisheries Service to protect the oceanic whitetip shark. Your signature mattered. Read more.

Marin County passes resolution opposing offshore drilling

The Marin County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution on January 30, 2018, opposing new drilling off the California coast and fracking in existing offshore oil and gas wells. We asked for your support and spoke at the meeting. Read more.


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