Support CITES Protection for Mobula Rays, 4 Species of Shark
8 Aug 2016
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…
International Outcry Against Shark Killing at Tourist Island in Sabah
20 Jul 2016
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION Press Contact: David McGuire Sharksteward(at)gmail.com 7/19/2016 The Sabah Shark Protection association confirmed today that photographs of sharks slaughtered and finned have come from the dive tourist destination Pulau Mabul in the Semporna region of Sabah Malaysia and near the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. “This kind of senseless shark slaughter … Read more…
Cathay Pacific Joins List of Airlines Banning Shark Fin
24 Jun 2016
Hong Kong-based airline Cathay Pacific announced a complete ban on shipments of shark fin today, joining over seventy international carriers to ban transport of the shark product. Concerned about the rapid decline in shark populations globally, shark conservation groups applauded the measure as another important step in reducing demand for shark fin. Scientists estimate that … Read more…
Swimmers to Cross the San Francisco Bay for Sharks and Ocean Health.
9 Aug 2016
On August 14 athletes from the elite open water swim group Night Train Swimmers will engage in a novel athletic challenge crossing the San Francisco Bay in a five mile swim from Tiburon to San Francisco. The event will also include runners departing Tiburon making a 15 mile trek through 6 cities and crossing the … Read more…
Shark Stewards, Sabah Shark Protection Association Adding Voice for Sabah Sharks
28 Jul 2016
Divers Upset To See Dead Sharks On Boat Near Mabul, international call to support increased shark protection in Malaysia. SEMPORNA, 27 July 2016: Just days after photos of dead sharks emerged from Pulau Mabul off here, tourists caught on camera sharks slumped on a long boat, the tails of at least four hanging on the … Read more…
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