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Fight for Sharks in Las Vegas

Visit us March 30 at our booth at the Vegas Food Expo, speaking and campaigning for sharks in stopping shark fin trade in the United States. Join us at the event March 31 with LUSH cosmetics at Mandalay Bay making friends [...]

Add Your Voice to Stop Killing Cownose Bat Rays for Sport

To Maryland State Legislators, Re: Support SB 268/House Bill 211  Cownose Ray Fishing Tournaments – Prohibition Dear Maryland Legislators, This letter is in support of Senate Bill 298/ HB 211 (Robinson, Young) to prohibit a [...]

Air China Joins 35 Carriers Dropping Shark Fin, Ask Fed Ex to Join Them.

Air China joins 35 other air carriers in policy to save sharks and ban the carriage of shark fin as Fed Ex sits on their hands and ignores call to save sharks. Air China has [...]

No Butts in the Bay Beach Clean Up

Shark Stewards is helping lead the Bay marine debris prevention effort through clean-ups and quantifying marine debris.  With our partners* our aim is to reduce plastic pollution in the Bay Tributaries, San Francisco Bay and adjacent beaches through [...]

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 Stewards Supports CITES Appendix II Protection for Mobula Rays, 4 Species of Shark

CAMPAIGN UPDATE: The Conference of the Parties at C0P 17 voted to support all CITES Appendix II Proposals for Elasmobranches. Shark Stewards is working to support proposals to list the Silky Shark, Thresher Sharks and Mobula [...]

International Outcry Against Shark Slaughter at Malaysian Tourist Island

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 [...]

Cathay Pacific Joins List of Airlines Banning Shark Fin

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 [...]

The Big Swim for Sharks

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 [...]

Shark Shepherd: Saving Sharks with Art

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 [...]