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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 [...]

Its Sharktober- lets celebrate and save some sharks!

It is now year six of Shark Steward's Sharktober events reaching nearly 10,000 directly in the Bay Area. Originally started in 2008 to motivate the public and leverage passage of the (now successful) CaliforniaShark Fin Ban, we are [...]

Kids Start a Shark and Oceans Club

 Ocean Conservation Club- Fin Facts and Tools Beow are facts and elements of a shark outreach program used by high school ocean conservation clubs. Facts: A recent study estimates that 100 million sharks are being [...]