President of Costa Rica Carlos Alvarado Inherits Stockpile of Hammerhead Shark Fins

NGOs adverse MSC Sustainable Fisheries Certification granted to Western and Central Pacific Tuna Fishery.

Sharks Are Wildlife

For CMS, sharks and other marine species are Wildlife. But in Costa Rica, they are just commercial species, exploitable until its extinction.

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...

Asistentes de Investigación CREMA 2019-2020

Asistentes de Investigación CREMA 2019-2020 Periódos 1: 17 Juio - 9 Setiembre (Costa de Oro y San Miguel) 2.25 Junio-14 Setiembre (Bejuco y Corozalito) 3-3 August- 25 Octubre (Costa de Oro y San Miguel) 4-11 Setiembre-20th Noviembre (Bejuco y Corozalito) 5-22...

Sharks Are Wildlife

Sharks Are Wildlife   Three years ago we asked the former President of Costa Rica,  Mr. Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera, to save the Hammerhead Shark, and he responded by promulgating that the sharks WERE NOT WILDLIFE, but commercial species, to facilitate the export...

CREMA Celebrates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

CREMA Celebrates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science Today is the international day of women and girls in science. From CREMA we are very grateful to have such a great team of biologists, researchers and conservationists working very hard to protect...

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...

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