Campaigns

  • No Butts in the Bay No Butts in the Bay

    With Aquarium of the Bay, Surfrider Foundation, City of San Francisco, National Park Service and other partners Shark Stewards is leading the Bay marine debris prevention effort to reduce plastic pollution in the Bay Tributaries, San Francisco Bay and adjacent beaches in the Butts out of the Bay Campaign. This campaign aims to raise awareness about the environmental … Read more…

  • The Big Swim for Sharks Kimberly

    As an ocean swimmer and diver I frequently swim with sharks, although most of the time I don’t see them. This summer I swam from Alcatraz Island to San Francisco, entering the water not far from where a white shark had consumed a seal only a few days before.  To the soundtrack of Jaws provided by an excited seventh grader, … Read more…

  • Shark Shepherd: Saving Sharks with Art CZIGTxRWIAA0lKT

    As part of the Sabah Shark Protection Association (SSPA), Shark Stewards is calling for Malaysia to protect its dwindling shark populations in the country, especially in Semporna. Sharks are being landed near tourist resorts and divers are recording a rapid decline in shark and ray species threatening dive ecotourism and the health of local marine ecosystems. SSPA … Read more…

News

  • U.S. Supreme Court Denies Challenge to California Shark Fin Ban fins

    Tuesday, May 24, 2016 For Immediate Distribution U.S. Supreme Court Denies Challenge to California Shark Fin Ban California’s ban on the possession and sale of shark fins survived a third legal challenge Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal by San Francisco Bay Area shark fin suppliers and sellers of shark fin soup, … Read more…

  • Shark Stewards Opposes USCG Exemption to Dump in National Marine Sanctuaries 1-IMG_1754

    The US Coast Guard is seeking exemption for dumping into the Greater Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries. Pursuant to a request from United States Coast Guard, NOAA is considering developing future rulemaking to allow the following USCG discharges within part or all of Greater Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries (GFNMS and CBNMS): … Read more…

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