The film “LA ODISEA” opens on June 22 in Costa Rican cinemas.

New film related to Jacques Cousteau ocean adventures

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Recent publication of executive decree threatens conservation of sharks

Shark Conservation policies are now in the worst hands

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5 Hammerhead sharks tagged during the Fins Attached expedition to Cocos Island with Dr. Sylvia Earl and Mission Blue

Joint expedition with Fins Attached, Mission Blue and CREMA-Costa Rica.

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FAO marine protected area report includes Costa Rican case study

FAO marine protected area report includes Costa Rican case study Multiple government institution "rivalry" to improve country's small-scale fisheries hinders effective management (San José, Costa Rica - February 22, 2017) On February 20, the Food and Agriculture...

Exporter requests permission to ship 690 kilos of hammerhead shark fins

As of March 1, 2015 hammerhead fin exports are banned (January 26, 2017 – San José, Costa Rica) Shark fins ready for export Smalley Development S.A. intends to export 690 kilos of hammerhead shark fins, the international trade of which has been banned in Costa Rica in...


CREMA is a Costa Rican non-profit NGO founded in 2012. We are a marine conservation and research organization working to protect ocean resources and promote sustainable fisheries policies in Costa Rica and Central America.

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Direct in the field conservation projects


Research and outreach onboard commercial fishing vessels


Public awareness and education

Policy Advocacy

Litigation and policy advocacy