Help us protect sharks and sea turtles in 2018

Dear CREMA supporters, It's my pleasure to let you in on some great news.  The Sandler Foundation, a passionate supporter of CREMA's shark and sea turtle conservation efforts is matching dollar for dollar new donor contributions and contributions from existing donors...


MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL OUR COLLABORATORS, FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES. We also wish you a wonderful new 2018, full of work, for reaching our goal, which is the protection of the endangered marine life. Thanks to our friend Isaac Rojas for letting use his...

Costa Rica prepares to export more than 10 tons of hammerhead shark fins

22 international NGOs and 12,000 individuals from around the world express their concern February 19, 2018 – San José, Costa Rica Ten tons of hammerhead shark fins, accumulating in Inversiones Cruz S.A.’s warehouses since March 1, 2015 when the government issued an...

CITES regulations for silky sharks entered into force yesterday

CITES regulations for silky sharks entered into force yesterday Three species of thresher sharks offered the same protection (October 5, 2017 – San José, Costa Rica) As of yesterday, management regulations went into effect for four species of sharks (silky sharks and...


CREMA is a Costa Rican non-profit NGO founded in 2012. We are a marine conservation and research organization working to protect ocean resources and promote sustainable fisheries policies in Costa Rica and Central America.


Direct in the field conservation projects


Research and outreach onboard commercial fishing vessels


Public awareness and education

Policy Advocacy

Litigation and policy advocacy