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Revolution

Shark Stewards has joined efforts with Rob Stewart’s REVOLUTION, helping save sharks and the oceans through this powerful film. Buy a DVD, view on the web or rent the film, share and support the cause. [...]

Support H 5447 to Ban the Sale, Trade and Possession of Shark Fins in Rhode Island

Send to: rep-bennett@rilin.state.ri.us, rep-handy@rilin.state.ri.us Support H 5447 to Ban the Sale, Trade and Possession of Shark Fins in Rhode Island Dear Representatives, The practice of shark finning, which is the inhumane practice of removing the [...]

Help Protect Dusky & Hammerhead Sharks

In February and March 2013, Shark Stewards participated in submitting separate petitions to list the Northwest Atlantic populations of dusky shark and great hammerhead shark as "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). In April and May 2013, the National [...]

Support Representative Edward Lucio to Ban Texas Shark Fin Trade Texas

This year a new bill has been introduced that will prohibit the possession and sale of shark fins in Texas. The Bill, HB 5179 sponsored by House Member Eddie Lucio, will help stop the global [...]

United Airlines Response to Appeal to Stop Carriage of Shark Fin

United Airlines responds to our petition to stop carrying shark fin. They state they have stopped carrying shark fin since 2008 "within their control", before the large public outcry against shark finning and without any [...]

Migratory Sharks Receive New Protections at Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS)

The governments belonging to the U.N. Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) moved to protect 21 shark and ray species at a meeting in Quito, Ecuador, today. Thresher, silky, and hammerhead [...]

Shark Stewards urges the Conference of the Parties (CoP11) to the Convention of Migratory Species, to protect sharks and rays.

4–9 November 2014 Shark Stewards urges the Conference of the Parties (CoP11) to the Convention of Migratory Species, to protect sharks and rays. Today, the 11th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention [...]

Shark Stewards Urges United Airlines to Drop Shark Fin as Cargo

Shark Stewards is part of a coalition to urge commercial airlines to drop shark fin from their manifest. The shark fin trade is difficult to track and fins from illegally finned or harvested sharks are [...]

Protect Highly Migratory Species of Sharks and Rays at CoP 11

Shark Stewards urges the Conference of the Parties (CoP11) to the Convention of Migratory Species, to protect sharks and rays. Today, the 11th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the Conservation of [...]

Help us enforce the California Shark Fin Ban

It is now illegal under California State law to possess, sell, offer for sale or trade sharks fin or shark fin products. However, violations are being reported. Fines are low, profits are high and the California Department [...]