Over the past two decades, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife has statistically estimated 1.8 human- shark encounters with humans per year off the west coast of North America […]Read More
Whale attracts a congregation of white sharks near coastal area frequented by surfers, divers. Ocean goers advised to be on alert. On July 29, an adult sperm whale was reported […]Read More
One of the most threatened large sharks, the population of Great Hammerheads (Sphryna mokkaran) has declined more than 50% in the past 70 years In the Atlantic Ocean. In the Pacific the population has declined dramatically, and populations have vanished from much of their range.Read More
Over 80% of recorded shark fatalities along the west coast of North America occur north of Point Conception. If you surf, swim or dive in this area, the odds of an […]Read More
Sure, the photography is incredible and the content is exciting on Shark Week, but most of us who actually spend our time in the ocean already know that sharks are cool, and humans are the ones to be feared, not the sharks.Read More
Shark Awareness Day, a day created to dispel myths about sharks and to raise awareness about the importance of sharks to the ocean. It is a day to recognize the power and beauty of sharks and their importance to ocean ecosystems.
It is also a day to inspire action and save many species of sharks and rays from their imminent extinction.
July 14 is International Shark Day, a day created dispel myths about sharks and to raise awareness about the importance of sharks to the ocean.
It is also a day to inspire action to save sharks from their imminent demise.
Shark Stewards is joining the Shark Specialist Group with the Shark Research Institute to advocate and support new listings of sharks and rays at the Convention on International Trade In […]Read More
To divers and swimmers, there are few things we are more conscious of than our breath. Following a year of isolation, sheltering in place, hunkered down, and hiding during the pandemic, I contracted COVID 19. My case was not severe, but I suffered more from fear of long-Covid, and the long-term effects on my lungs and breathing.Read More
For over one thousand years the Hawaiian People, the Kanaka Maoli, were the original stewards of the Aina and Moana, the land and waters of Hawai’i and the connection between them. Removing plastic from this sacred place at Pu’ukohola Heiau will teach us to rebuild reverence among park and beach visitors and help lead the Plastic Free Parks movement.
Through beach cleanups and direct engagement with the community, we have an opportunity to teach youth and to connect to native cultures and help restore the health of the land and the ocean. Through honoring the legacy of indigenous stewardship and joining our efforts we will ensure that generations to come will inherit a just, healthier, and more sustainable future.Read More