The Threatened Marine Species Restoration Center Association (CREMA) is an NGO dedicated to 5 main pillars, whose ultimate goal is to protect, conserve and promote ecosystemic management of our marine resources. During our short history, since 2012, we have directed our efforts to:
- In sea turtle nesting beaches in San Miguel, Corozalito, Costa de Oro and Bejuco in Nandayure, Guanacaste.
Satellite tagging of sharks, rays and sea turtles in Cocos Island National Park and acoustic tagging of bull sharks in coastal areas of the Pacific coast of Costa Rica.
Of hawksbill turtles in the Cabo Blanco Absolute Reserve in the Pacific of Costa Rica.
Proselytizing and Political Lobbying
- In this field we have had influence as advisors in decision making to politicians and other public officials, to achieve changes in legislation to save sea turtles and sharks in Costa Rica.
- In Cabo Blanco Absolute Reserve in the Pacific of Costa Rica
- This is a CALL TO ACTION, with which we have achieved the participation of sectors of society such as environmentalists, students, lawyers, the tourism sector, show business and the general public, including women and men of all ages, locally and internationally.
- Main campaigns: LET’S SAVE THE PACIFIC BAYS, NO TO THE AETETEUS, SHARKS ALSO WILDLIFE, LET’S PROTECT COCO ISLAND and LET’S TAKE CARE OF MIGRAVIA.
- The VOLUNTEERING program is carried out in conjunction with TurtleTrax and is centered on the work of INTERNS, COORDINATORS and ASSISTANTS, who help in everything related to the projects in Nesting Beaches in San Miguel, Costa de Oro, Bejuco and Corozalito, Nandayure, Guanacaste.
RESPONSIBLE ARTESANAL FISHING: Promotes the rational and sustainable use of fishery resources, using fishing gear that reduces bycatch of non-target species. It is developed in Punta Coyote and Bejuco, Nandayure, Guanacaste.