Mision Tibaron Costa Rica

Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica

Region Active:

Central America

Non-profit

2009

Activity

Sharks and ray protection, Shark research, Turtles, Protection of marine life, Advocacy, Conservation awareness and education

Description

Mision Tiburon Conservation Association is a Costa Rican non-profit organization, with the goal to promote the research, management and conservation of sharks and marine life in our oceans. Founded in 2009 by marine scientists concerned about the drastic decline of shark populations around the world, the organisation focuses on marine research concerning sharks, sea turtles and rays as well as education programs targeted at local coastal communities.The operations center is in Guanacaste Province, in the North Pacific of Costa Rica, and operates in southern Costa Rica as well. The organisation focuses its efforts on three main areas: marine education, marine research and political and social advocacy