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…

Shark Stewards Opposes USCG Exemption to Dump in National Marine Sanctuaries

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The US Coast Guard is seeking exemption for dumping into the Greater Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries. Pursuant to a request from United States Coast Guard, NOAA is considering developing future rulemaking to allow the following USCG discharges within part or all of Greater Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries (GFNMS and CBNMS): … Read more…

No Butts in the Bay

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With Aquarium of the Bay, Surfrider Foundation, City of San Francisco, National Park Service and other partners Shark Stewards is leading the Bay marine debris prevention effort to reduce plastic pollution in the Bay Tributaries, San Francisco Bay and adjacent beaches in the Butts out of the Bay Campaign. This campaign aims to raise awareness about the environmental … Read more…

Shark Stewards and Time Lab Team Up for a Healthier SF Bay

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SAN FRANCISCO, March 8, 2016 — Shark Stewards, a nonprofit environmental leader in the local and global movement of conserving our oceans through the protection of sharks, today announced the nonprofit’s partnership with Time Lab, Inc., maker of Kid CarPool, a company dedicated to decreasing traffic and emissions by providing software solutions for kid transportation.  … Read more…