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Shark Stewards Works to Save Sharks at CITES

Shark Stewards is joining forces with the Shark Research Institute to advocate and lobby to increase protection for sharks and rays under CITES Appendix II.

New Jersey Shark Fin Ban: Support

The bipartisan New Jersey shark fin trade ban has advanced through the Senate and is progressing through the State Assembly. Residents of New Jersey are asked to contact their Assemblyman and SUPPORT ASSEMBLY BILL No. [...]

Canada becomes the first G20 country to ban shark fin sales

June 22, 2019 VICTORY- The bill banning the sale of shark fins in Canada was passed last week and received Royal Assent on Friday after years of hard work by legislators and campaigners. Thanks to [...]

Shark Stewards Releases Shark Catch and Trade Report in Malaysia

Following four years of market survey and analysis of available trade and catch data in Sabah, Shark Stewards has released a comprehensive report on Shark and Ray Catch and Trade in Sabah, Malaysia in September [...]

Year End Matching Donation Campaign Met!

WE DID IT!  Thanks to generous donors our matching grant campaign was a success with a final $500 check made by a private donor December 31. Follow our work and see the efforts to reduce [...]

Recent News on Shark Stewards

Searching for Great Whites With Underwater Robots. National Geographic Recent Post on Shark Stewards Work in MPAs at the Farallon Islands. Story by Madeline Foote Frontier Borneo, The Shark Project  Discovery Channel Asia  Video Shark [...]

Shark Stewards Protests MSC recertification of Tuna Fishery Despite Shark Finning

Shark Stewards is proud to be one of the 45 Non Government Organizations (NGOs) from around the world that work on issues relating to the conservation and sustainable use of marine resources, sent a letter [...]

Photo Exhibition: Sharing and Protecting the Pacific’s Wild Places

Have you ever been close enough to a whale to smell the fish on their breath, or the smile of a shark so wide you can see the inside of their gills? Have you ever [...]

Global Conservation Coalition Invites Sponsors to Join Our Big Blue Expedition to Help Save Endangered Blue Whales, Wildlife, and Habitat in the Coral Triangle

#### ‘Swim With Us’ and Support: Presented by MWExperiences, Our Big Blue Expedition Embarks With a Special New Year’s Eve Fundraising Party in Los Angeles – Our Big Blue Expedition is a new global awareness campaign formed by conservation coalition Shark [...]

Stop Fish Bombing in the Coral Triangle

Fish bombing (also known as ‘dynamite fishing’, or ‘blast fishing’) is a destructive fishing practice in which typically homemade bombs are dropped into the ocean or onto the seabed. Shock waves produced by the explosion [...]