Voice of Cocos Island – Lifting the Veil

The Sea Save Foundation team visited Cocos Island in 2020. A group of honed media professionals and Costa Rica government leaders including Haydee Rodriguez, the Costa Rica Vice Minister of Oceans arrived and worked for more than a week to pull back the veil of mystery surrounding this distant and pristine island.

Stop Offshore Oil Drilling

Sea Save mounted a response to Secretary Zinke of The United States Department of the Interior. He released a proposed plan to open US waters to new offshore oil and gas exploration and drilling. Starting in 2019, 47 leases would be offered to global energy companies to explore and drill in US coastal waters in […]

Sea Save is working hard with Bill SB680 to ban Shark Finning in Florida

We are happy to announce that the Florida Senate Bill SB680, which curbs the import, export, and sale of shark fins in Florida, has passed in both the House and Senate. It now heads to the Governor’s desk to be signed into law. We have come so far. We are one signature away from passing […]

Sea Save demands international protection of mako sharks

Mako shark

Scientists, legal analysts, and a consortium of international experts are currently in Geneva deciding the future of mako sharks.  The critical decision of whether the mako shark will be internationally protected by being placed on Appendix II is a vital factor that will help ensure their survival. The decline of the mako population is particularly […]

CITES 2019-Geneva

Sea Save participates at CITES in Geneva and places the Mako Shark, Guitarfish, Wedgefish, Sea Cucumber, under international protection.

Sea Save takes action in the Bill Banning Shark Finning Advances in NJ

Sea Save Foundation supports New Jersey bills A.4845/S.2905 which passed the Assembly and State Senate in late November 2019. If signed into law, it will ban the trade, sale, and distribution of any shark fin separated from a shark prior to its lawful landing. New Jersey will become the 13th State to ban the sale and […]