New Workshop

We invite to the “Science CitenzenzhipThrough Diving” Workshop

Sharks are not commercial species

First Constitutional Court does not consider it easy to pass to Incopesca control over hammerhead sharks

SHARKS CONSERVATION

INCOPESCA STILL DENIES THAT SHARKS ARE WILDLIFE

MINAE'S CRITERIA

Ministry of Environment is against trade in hammerhead sharks

SHARK LANDINGS

Whistle blown on alarming 94% decline of hammerhead shark landings in Costa Rica

FOR THE 2021-2022 SEASON

CREMA is looking for Research Assistants/Interns

SHARKS ARE WILDLIFE

First Chamber annuls Decree allowing the exportation of Hammerhead Shark fins

 

RESULTS

CREMA AND TURTLE TRAX PRESENT RECENT RESULTS ON SEA TURTLE CONSERVATION

FOR THE 2021-2022 SEASON

Seeking scientists to coordinate sea turtle nesting projects 

SHARK TRADING

Costa Rica is still in the scene of countries that do not protect sharks

HAWKSBILL SEA TURTLE

We show CREMA’S Hawksbill Sea Turtle Research Project

COCOS ISLAND

Shark Guardians of Cocos Island

VOLUNTEERING FOR CREMA

Volunteers moved efforts to raise funds for CREMA

LAW CONSULTATION APPROVED

Aprobada Consulta del Proyecto de Ley 21754

SHARK FIN PROCEDENCE

Fins from endangered hammerhead sharks in Hong Kong market traced mainly to Eastern Pacific

THERE ARE MORE SNAPPERS

Snapper fishery rebounds in Coyote and Bejuco, Nandayure, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

ECOLOGICAL CONNECTIVITY

Scientist document connectivity between Cocos Island and Las Gemelas

RESEARECHING STINGRAYS

Crema doing research of the stingray population in Cabo Blanco

There were no Public Consultation to promote trade of hammerhead sharks

Congresswoman Paola Vega says sharks are not a commercial species As already stated by Court I, a change in regulations, such as stripping the Ministry of Environment and Energy of its CITES authority over shark species threatened with extinction in order to hand it...

Ministry of Environment is against trade in hammerhead sharks

This measure is promoted by INCOPESCA via a decree The initiative of the fishing sector to continue with the exploitation and trade of hammerhead sharks is agreed by INCOPESCA, which considers that sharks are not wildlife, but commercial species. However, the Minister...

CREMA is looking for Research Assistants / Interns

Assistants are responsible for assisting the project coordinator in all aspects of running the project. It is crucial that assistants bring a positive attitude to the project, work well within a multicultural team, be adaptable to a variety of situations, and be prepared to partake in ALL aspects of the project.

About CREMA

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.

Direction

Direct in the field conservation projects

Research

Research and outreach onboard commercial fishing vessels

Awareness

Public awareness and education

Policy Advocacy

Litigation and policy advocacy