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The Big Swim for Sharks

February 17th, 2016|

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 white shark had consumed a seal only a few days before.  To the soundtrack of Jaws provided by an excited seventh grader, the [...]

Shark Shepherd: Saving Sharks with Art

February 1st, 2016|

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 recording a rapid decline in shark and ray species threatening dive ecotourism and the health of local marine ecosystems. SSPA President, [...]

Take the Pledge to Support Four US Shark Fin Bans

February 1st, 2016|

Support stopping the shark fin trade in the USA. Since 2006 Shark Stewards has been a leader in reducing the shark fin trade and raising awareness about the plight of sharks. We are supporting banning the trade in Nevada and in the USA. Send Email in support of stopping the trade of threatened and endangered shark fins. Shark [...]

No Butts in the Bay

January 30th, 2016|

(February 5, 2016) San Francisco CA For Immediate Distribution Contact: David McGuire, Director Shark Stewards   The San Francisco Bay non-profit Shark Stewards announces an alliance to clean up beach debris to save sharks and protect fragile habitat in the San Francisco Bay. The partnership is being announced during Super Bowl 50, with a series of [...]

Press Release: Shark Stewards and Shark Alliance Call to End Shark and Ray Fishing in Malaysia

January 19th, 2016|

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 recording a rapid decline in shark and ray species threatening dive ecotourism and the health of local marine ecosystems. SSPA President, [...]

Shark Stewards and Saving Sabah Sharks

January 15th, 2016|

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 recording a rapid decline in shark and ray species threatening dive ecotourism and the health of local marine ecosystems. SSPA President, [...]

Save Sabah Sharks

January 3rd, 2016|

According to a report by the United Nation Food and Agricultural Association, Malaysia is the 9th largest shark fishing nation and has risen to become ranked 3rd globally for shark fin imports.  This small nation is having a serious impact on global shark populations, as well as overfishing as much as 90% of its own shark population. The Malaysian government has [...]

Blood Shrimp- Tell Red Lobster No to Endless Shrimp

December 20th, 2015|

At 4.1 pounds per capita, shrimp is the most common seafood product consumed by Americans.  Large quantities of cheap peeled shrimp are crossing our plates, but with huge hidden environmental, health and human costs. Once primarily supplied by domestic fisheries, shrimp is primarily imported from countries like India, Indonesia and Vietnam.  Thailand and China are not far behind catching and culturing [...]

Giving for Sharks

December 15th, 2015|

At the end of the year, we are asked to give a lot. Shark Stewards gives back to sharks, marine protection, and the health of the Ocean and the San Francisco Bay all year round. Please consider us for your year end, tax deductible donation. Learn more about our No Butts in the Bay Program, Golden [...]

United Airlines Response to Shark Stewards Shark Fin Appeal

December 10th, 2015|

Responses from Ms. Sharon Kobat Executive Services, United Airlines Corporate Customer Care regarding concerns about carrying shark fin on United Airlines flights. United Airlines claims they have not carried shark fin as cargo since 2008, adding the caveat within their control. We are urging United Airlines to take the mantle of leadership in true sustainability and make a public statement condemning the [...]