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Run 4 Sharks, Run for Health

January 17th, 2020|

https://sharkstewards.org/contact-shark-stewards/ Join us for our 3rd annual Run4Sharks community event and help us reach youth for oceans View this email in your browser LATEST NEWS | CAMPAIGNS | GET INVOLVED  DONATE Thanks for your support and looking ahead in 2020. Save the Date October 3rd for our 3rd annual event! Our second annual run for sharks and [...]

Shark News

January 15th, 2020|

*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* View this email in your browser LATEST NEWS | CAMPAIGNS | GET INVOLVED  DONATE Do sharks speak? If they did, they would be crying out for help. In general, sharks do not vocalize and are silent and stealthy hunters. However, our local swell shark (Cephaloscyllium ventriosum) can gulp air and bark to deter predatiors! These Cat [...]

New Jersey Governor Murphy Signs 13th Shark Fin Ban Into Law.

January 11th, 2020|

Today Shark fins will be banned in New Jersey next year under a law signed by Governor Phil Murphy.

Florida Shark Fin Trade Bill: Support

January 10th, 2020|

Because of its proximity to international waters and a relatively robust shark fishery in its own coastal ocean, Florida is now a major focal point for shark fins imports and exports in the United States. The port of Miami is currently the largest port of landing of shark fins in the United States.  (Miami Herald article ) [...]

What Kids Should Know About the Ocean-and How to Reduce Your Impact

December 30th, 2019|

Shark Stewards guest blog by BY KATHERINE MORGAN Periodically we post guest blogs that are not entirely shark related. This is a great educational piece contributed by Katherine Morgan, with some great plastic alternatives offered by Custom Earth products to reduce plastic waste and ocean impacts. The ocean is fascinating and is vital to our ecosystem and so [...]

Join the Spicy Shark to Thank Governor Phil Murphy

December 3rd, 2019|

Join Shark Stewards and New Jersey born Spicy Shark owner Gabe Disario to thank the New Jersey Legislator and Governor Phil Murray for protecting sharks.

Shark News: November Updates

December 3rd, 2019|

The United States is an important transit hub for shark fin shipments, with fins passing through U.S. ports via air, sea, and land. Some nations in Central America ship as much as one-third to one-half of all their shark fin exports through U.S. ports. In another study, over half the fins in Hong Kong belonged to [...]

Patagonia Matches all Donations!

December 2nd, 2019|

Thank you to our long term sponsor Patagonia for supporting Shark Stewards. Now all donations will be doubled until December 31.

Why We Save Sharks #GivingTuesday

November 24th, 2019|

Representatives passed HR 737, the Federal shark Fin Sales Elimination Act. ADD YOUR VOICE!

2019 Update & Action to Support the US Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act

November 22nd, 2019|

The House just made a major move in global shark conservation and passed HR 737 to ban the sale and trade of shark fins in the USA. The bill has now been moved to the Senate.