New Voluntary Speed Regulation Intended to Protect Whales, Reduce Ship Strikes

Strandings of dead whales along Bay Area beaches has increased in recent years, up from 11 in 2018 to 21 in 2021, according to the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito.  Along with entanglement in fishing gear and malnutrition, it is believed that ship strikes are a leading cause of whale death.

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Sharks Live at the International Ocean Film Festival

Join Shark Stewards with fans and fimmakers in San Francisco April 7-10 for the revival of the International Ocean Film Festival. Now in its 19th year, the festival will be live on-screen at the Cowell Theater in Fort Mason including other Bay Area screening venues and virtual).
On Friday April 8 at 1PM, we present the film The Dark Hobby on aquarium fish harvested from Hawaii with film director Paula Fouce onstage. Learn about our campaign to stop harvesting Kona reef fish and support healthy reefs and sharks in the central Pacific.

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