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Another initiative focuses on the removal of plastic waste in rivers and beaches, the worst marine pollutant of human origin.

The Costa Rican branch of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society offers varied volunteer opportunities in its Goodwill Campaign for the Pacific. These efforts are greatly appreciated by the organization’s followers in social networks.

Volunteer commissions carry out specific tasks such as cleaning of sea turtle nesting beaches, construction of hatcheries with artificial nests to protect turtle eggs from their natural predators, and night patrols to stop human poaching.

Goodwill Campaign volunteers organize talks on marine environmental topics in public schools in Costa Rica’s coastal areas. Another initiative focuses on the removal of plastic waste in rivers and beaches, the worst marine pollutant of human origin. Volunteers also are working to raise awareness among youth groups. Some participate in rock concerts by local performers in collaboration with Sea Shepherd Costa Rica. Opportunities are sought for alerting about the risks menacing our seas, or exhibiting Sea Shepherd documentaries in universities and places such as Puntarenas or Pérez Zeledon.

For information contact: (506) 2291-4091 or costarica@seashepherdglobal.com.

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