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...

Help us protect sharks and sea turtles in 2018

Dear CREMA supporters, It's my pleasure to let you in on some great news.  The Sandler Foundation, a passionate supporter of CREMA's shark and sea turtle conservation efforts is matching dollar for dollar new donor contributions and contributions from existing donors...

Constitutional Chamber receives recourse against INCOPESCA for renewal of licenses for shrimp trawling

Constitutional Chamber receives recourse against INCOPESCA for renewal of licenses for shrimp trawling The appeal was accepted by the Constitutional Chamber as a new matter. The Resource was presented by Randall Arauz and Jorge Jimenez, on December 7, 2017.

Nuevo intento por revivir pesca de arrastre

Les invitamos a mantenerse alertas y firmes en la ya conocida posición: LA PESCA DE ARRASTRE ES UN DESASTRE.

Leatherback Sea Turtle nesting in Bejuco

Leatherback in Bejuco 5  night ago, one of CREMA Costa Rica ‘s community based sea turtle conservation projects in the southern Nicoya Peninsula of Guanacaste

PRESS RELEASE I MIGRAMAR CLARIFICATION ON SATELLITE TAGGED SHARK (in Spanish).

Migramar clarifying statement on satellite tagging of sharks

Turtles are coming and we are ready

San Miguel Team defined We started. After all these hard times we are happy to announce that we...

Tiger Shark Makes Historic Journey From the Galapagos Marine Reserve to Cocos Island National Park

Este descubrimiento subraya la necesidad de crear una “autopista” marina conectando estos dos lugares Patrimonio de la Humanidad de la UNESCO.

Endangered Shark Species now listed under Costa Rica’s National Endangered Species List.

Hammerhead sharks, Silky sharks and Thresher sharks must now be protected by the Wildlife Conservation Law.

Sharks Still Commercial Species and Not Wildlife in Costa Rica, says Administrative Contentious Court

Overfishing and sustained commerce threatens survival of critically endangered hammerhead sharks.

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