Campaigns

  • Sharks in the Whitehouse, Dead Sharks in the Desert

    Our hard job just got a lot harder. Like you I’m uncertain and unsettled where our country might be going. What is the fate of our oceans and our hard won marine protections? Feeling depressed I went to the sea with my dog Pele and dove into the surf. The ocean is my cure, my … Read more…

  • Support the Federal Ban on the Shark Fin Trade

    Support the USA Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act (S.3095/H.R.5584) Globally shark populations are on the decline. One third of pelagic -open ocean sharks are threatened with extinction. Sharks are being overfished and the shark fin trade is threatening large species of sharks with extinction. Shark finning is the unsustainable and inhumane practice of cutting off … Read more…

  • Support CITES Protection for Mobula Rays, 4 Species of Shark

    Shark Stewards is working to support proposals to list the Silky Shark, Thresher Sharks and Mobula Rays under Appendix II of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES).  This action will increase global protection of global shark, ray, and skate populations.   Specifically we are working to support the US co-sponsored … Read more…

News

  • Fed Ex- Join UPS, DHL, Air China and other Carriers to Stop Carrying Shark Fin and Save Sharks

    Air China joins 30 other air carriers in policy to save sharks and ban the carriage of shark fin as Fed Ex drags feet. In a statement, Air China Cargo said it had a “long-standing commitment to playing our role in a more sustainable world” and acknowledged the unsustainability of the global shark trade. Sign … Read more…

  • Passing of an Ocean Champion- Professor Steve Oakley

    My last visit to Pom Pom Island in September 2016 was bittersweet. Nearly three years since my first visit here, the coral reef on this small island off of Borneo showed promising signs of recovery. What had been a dynamite destroyed reef, the restored reef system now sprouted branches and clumps of colorful coral, and many species of … Read more…

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