Hakskbill Sea Turtle “Hook” freed after 4 months of recovery in the Parque Marino del Pacífico
CREMA AND TURTLE TRAX GETTING READY FOR 2019 TURTLE SEASON
Reef Manta Ray sighted for the first time in the Eastern Tropical Pacific
President Carlos Alvarado, inherits Hammerhead Fins Stockpile
NGOs adverse MSC Sustainable Fisheries Certification granted to Western and Central Pacific Tuna Fishery.

Sharks are wildlife

For the  sharks and other marine species are wildlife. However in Costa Rica they are considered commercial species, exploitable until extintion.

Good start of the 2019 turtle season

Good start of the 2019 turtle season We are off to a good start The research team found this turtle during sunrise in one of the first censuses of their training. As we usually work turtles by night we don’t take pictures to not disturb the turtle, and we only use red...

New video about the green sea turtle monitoring

New video about the green sea turtle monitoring Thanks to our french friend Theo Belnou To our french speaking friends! Our friend  Theo Belnou - Le mouton migrateur made this video about the work that we do monitoring sea turtles on foraging grounds!!! Just look at...

The sea turtle nesting season is finally starting for the CREMA team

The sea turtle nesting season is finally starting for the CREMA team The CREMA team who will work during the 2019/20 nesting season has arrived. Many countries are represented in our team, Costa Rica, Italy, Venezuela, México,Canada,United States and Spain. Everyone...

Canada just banned the import and export of shark fins

Canada just banned the import and export of shark fins For over a decade, Toronto city council has been fighting for this legislation. The Canadian government banned the import and export of shark fins yesterday. Until yesterday Canada was one of the largest shark fin...

Celebre con nosotros el Día Mundial de los Océanos

Celebre con nosotros el Día Mundial de los Océanos Este viernes 7 de junio, 2019, celebramos a los océanos. Noche de conservación y música.Vamos a tener stand informativo, venta de camisetas, llaveros con bolsita reusable, stickers y más. Te invita cordialmente CREMA....

REEF MANTA RAY RECORDED FOR FIRST TIME IN EASTERN PACIFIC

REEF MANTA RAY RECORDED FOR FIRST TIME IN EASTERN PACIFIC Chance sighting suggests ‘coastal manta’ may venture out further offshore than previously thought A pregnant reef manta ray was encountered for the first time at the...

CREMA Research Assistants 2019-2020

CREMA Research Assistants 2019-2020 Periods Term 1: 17th June - 9th September (Costa de Oro and San Miguel) Term 2- 25th June-14th September (Bejuco and Corozalito) Term 3-3rd August- 25th October (Costa de Oro and San Miguel) Term 4-11th September-20th November...

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