We need your help to provide support for a sea turtle conservation and hatchery in Jiquilillo, Chinandega, Nicaragua; on Nicaragua’s north pacific coast. The program started as a local community project. Volunteers worked with local families to support the turtle hatchery since fishing boats, population growth, local predators, climate change, and coastline changes have had a detrimental impact on sea turtles, nesting sites, and hatchlings.
Last year just over 23,000 turtles were released and it cost $13,000 USD. This year the goal is to release 50,000 turtles; $20,000 is needed by mid-November to meet that goal. Your donation is crucial; we can’t do it without YOU!
In the true-life documentary Sharkwater, director and biologist Rob Stewart sets out on a journey through 15 countries over five years, documenting the plight of our oceans through the eyes of one of the world’s most misunderstood creatures, the shark.
As species of sharks are becoming extinct due to poaching, you can do your part by telling your friends to see Sharkwater and pass on the message that sharks are not man-eating monsters and need our help!
Save the sharks, save the world.
You can help by seeing Sharkwater and spreading the word.
Where: Yogaworks 1426 Montana Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Details coming soon!
This event will take place during Brock Cahill’s yoga class. All are welcome to pledge and participate in the “Handstand-a-thon”. One hundred percent of monies raised will go to direct action projects to save the ocean.
Reflecting back from last year.“This turned out to be an exceptionally fun event! Everyone was given a stand up paddleboard + paddle, a 5-gallon bucket and some quick instructions. And then off we went across the Marina Del Rey harbor to the opposite, downwind channel. Sure enough at the farthest point there was a debris field of just about every kind of trash: bottles, cans, plastic wrapping, Styrofoam, tennis balls, seagull feathers, castoffs from the boats – even a hypodermic needle. Armed with gloves and on hands and knees, we were really able to make a visible difference – and hopefully a tangible one for the sea-life.” – Jim Grande
Every year, on the third Saturday in September, people join together at sites all over California to take part in the State’s largest volunteer event, California Coastal Cleanup Day. In one year, nearly 67,000 volunteers removed more than 1,190,000 pounds of trash and recyclables from California’s beaches, lakes, and waterways. Families, friends, coworkers, scout troops, school groups, service clubs, and individuals come together to celebrate and share their appreciation of California’s fabulous coast and waterways. The event is part of the International Coastal Cleanup, organized by the Ocean Conservancy, which is the largest volunteer event on the planet! Follow this link to find to sign up with kurmalliance! Coastal Cleanup Day Registration.