Shark Guardians of Cocos Island

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

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

Scientist document connectivity between Cocos Island and Las Gemelas

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Crema doing research of the stingray population in Cabo Blanco

We need your help, Vote for CREMA to keep saving our Marine Life

Due to the global pandemic, our organization is taking a serious blow. Tourism restrictions have affected our international volunteer program, which is currently canceled, and a lot of sea turtle nests in Guanacaste will not be able to be protected by our team.

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

“The shark fin trade is a global market and international trade regulations are part of the solution to better manage threatened species like the scalloped hammerhead,” Chapman said. “DNA detective work like this helps us understand which regions in the world are most heavily fishing this species and can narrow down where conservation interventions are needed most.”

Coalition of NGOs submitted bill

Bill that would return wildlife status to sharks in Costa Rica was signed  by the Congress’s Environment Commission. Coalition of NGOs submitted bill, December the 17th, 2020 A popular initiative consisting of a bill that would return wildlife status to sharks was...

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