What is a Non Detriment Finding and Why is it Important for Shark Conservation?

Like it or not, the international trade of shark and ray products is a world-wide industry. Countries that plan to export shark meat, fins, or other products are required to abide by international laws that are intended to protect species that are in danger of extinction. In some cases, a country may want to sell […]

Shark Awareness Day 2022

Shark Awareness Day 2022 Learn more about our work with emblematic shark species of the MesoAmerican Reef Sharks can be found in every ocean of the planet, from the deepest depth to the shallow mangroves, and even in some rivers! The smallest shark species only reaches less than a foot in length, while the biggest […]

Ivan the Loving Logger

Ivan the loving logger “Over there…OMG it’s a huge logger…wait, there are two loggers!” I yelled out to my teammates as we hauled ourselves into our boat from the calm seas, after looking for over two hours for loggerhead turtles. In fact, we were keen to find any other type of turtle that would lend […]

MarAllliance featured on CNN International

WATCH THE FULL EPISODE We are delighted to announce that our work understanding, monitoring and protecting marine megafauna in the MesoAmerican Reef will be broadcasted in the next CNN International Call To Earth: Protecting Nature’s Highways episode! Nature is on the move, but natural paths are under threat… Learn more about our work and what […]

COP 10 – IAC, June 17th, 2022. Panama City, PANAMA

  Today, as Sea Turtle week comes to an end, Panama lies on the center stage of turtle conservation in the Americas, as it proudly hosts the 10th Conference of the Parties for the Inter-American Convention for the Protection and Conservation of Sea Turtles (COP 10 – IAC). The IAC entered into force in 2001 […]