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About CREMA

The Center for Rescue of Endangered Marine Species (Centro de Rescate de Especies Marinas Amenazadas – CREMA) is a NGO founder in 2012. We are a research and conservation organization that works to protect the sea resources and promoting sustainable fishery policies in Costa Rica and Central America.

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2021 – 2022 Season

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Latest News

Recycling Center in Bejuco

Recycling Center in Bejuco

We need your help!!   Turtle Trax and CREMA, Costa Rican organizations based in the district of Bejuco, Guanacaste, have joined forces to collect donations and help Don Aníbal Cortés and his family. Don Anibal Cortes has provided the collection and recovery...

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Shark finning runs rampant in China’s longline fleet

Shark finning runs rampant in China’s longline fleet

The vessels of the Delian Ocean Fishing company are known for using prohibited fishing gear and operate in international waters cutting off the fins and discarding the carcasses of various shark species. There is information that can be considered true that only five...

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Hawksbill Project Update

Hawksbill Project Update

STUDY SITE In the Cabo Blanco Absolute Natural Reserve, CREMA researchers have been monitoring the population of juvenile hawksbill turtles, which flock to the rocky reefs in the area. These scientists concentrate their activities in the San Miguel area and the...

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Sponsor a Scientific Expedition to Cocos Island National Park, Costa Rica

Sponsor a Scientific Expedition to Cocos Island National Park, Costa Rica

Join CREMA, The SeaChange Agency, and Turtle Island Restoration Network, on a scientific expedition to Cocos Island National Park, Costa Rica, as a scientific expedition sponsor!  All expeditions will be led by Costa Rica biologist Randall Arauz, currently the Science and Policy Advisor for Marine Watch International (www.marinewatch.org).

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