Farallon Island Expedition 2016

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Join our exclusive 2016 Sharktober trips to the Devil’s Teeth, Island of the Great White Shark. We only book in fall when the white sharks return and the weather is clement for our passengers. We focus on shark conservation and the health of the entire marine ecosystem in our sanctuary. Although we will watch whales and … Read more…

Sharktober – Celebrating Sharks and Saving Them

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Join Shark Stewards in our eighth year of celebrating sharks and educating the public on the need to save them. Sharktober celebrates the return of the large white sharks following some 5000 miles of migration, back into our Sanctuary. It also motivates increased protection for sharks and the ocean, including the San Francisco Bay. September … Read more…

Swimmers to Cross the San Francisco Bay for Sharks and Ocean Health.

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On August 14 athletes from the elite open water swim group Night Train Swimmers will engage in a novel athletic challenge crossing the San Francisco Bay in a five mile swim from Tiburon to San Francisco.  The event will also include runners departing Tiburon making a 15 mile trek through 6 cities and crossing the … Read more…

Support CITES Protection for Mobula Rays, 4 Species of Shark

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Shark Stewards is working to support proposals to list the Silky Shark, Thresher Sharks and Mobula Rays under Appendix II of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES).  This action will increase global protection of global shark, ray, and skate populations.   Specifically we are working to support the US co-sponsored … Read more…

Shark Stewards, Sabah Shark Protection Association Adding Voice for Sabah Sharks

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Divers Upset To See Dead Sharks On Boat Near Mabul, international call to support increased shark protection in Malaysia. SEMPORNA, 27 July 2016: Just days after photos of dead sharks emerged from Pulau Mabul off here, tourists caught on camera sharks slumped on a long boat, the tails of at least four hanging on the … Read more…

International Outcry Against Shark Killing at Tourist Island in Sabah

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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 the Semporna region of Sabah Malaysia and near the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. “This kind of senseless shark slaughter … Read more…

Cathay Pacific Joins List of Airlines Banning Shark Fin

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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 globally, shark conservation groups applauded the measure as another important step in reducing demand for shark fin. Scientists estimate that … Read more…

Aquatic Park Beach Watch Internship Available

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Aquatic Park Stewards Beach Watch Internship Marine Debris Clean Aquatic Park Beach Survey Internship Description With the San Francisco Dolphin Club, Shark Stewards is conducting long term beach clean ups and surveys of the Aquatic Park National Marine Heritage Area in San Francisco to quantify and help mitigate marine debris and reduce plastic and cigarette … Read more…