Since 2013 when we signed onto an effort to ban shark fishing in Sabah, Borneo, Shark Stewards has been active in the region in policy, data collection and restoration in Malaysia. Invited to the country by conservation partners, I was impressed by the strong conservation community, particularly in Sabah. Well known for its Orangutan, pygmy elephants [...]
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Welcome to our media page. Here is a sample of our video and written media produced to fulfill Shark Steward's mission saving sharks and protecting critical marine habitat. Read about our adventures in ocean conservation. Go to Page. New Series Alice in Borneo Wonderland- inspiring youth to appreciate and protect wildlife. https://youtu.be/B-KPPnhWZek https://youtu.be/8Ium_xTxV5c Student Mentored Films Whale Sharks [...]
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 side. [...]
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 is [...]
TRACC Reef Restoration in Seven Seas Magazine, September 2016 https://vimeo.com/173289640 Episode from Borneo from Below on our joint Coral conservation program at TRACC- Coral Reefs in Crisis Shark Sanctuaries Diving and Saving the Sharks of Sipadan Seven Seas Magazine, July 2016 Episode Borneo From Below Cute Catsharks on the Hook Sabah Borneo: Sharks Slaughterhouse or Sanctuary? The Coral [...]
A new campaign that combines underwater photography and conservation activism is creating a wave of interest. Shark Shepherd is a series of underwater photography by artist Benjamin Wong aka Von Wong. The project is a collaboration with Shark Stewards, a San-Francisco-based nonprofit working for shark conservation in California and all over the world, to promote a petition to help establish [...]