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New Jersey Shark Fin Ban: Support

November 25th, 2019|

Residents of New Jersey are asked to contact their Assemblyman and SUPPORT ASSEMBLY BILL No. 4845.

2019 Update & Action to Support the US Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act

November 22nd, 2019|

The House just made a major move in global shark conservation and passed HR 737 to ban the sale and trade of shark fins in the USA. The bill has now been moved to the Senate.

Victory! We Helped Stop Gillnets, and Just Blocked Longlines off the Pacific Coast to Save Sharks

November 5th, 2019|

Shark Stewards has submitted written comments opposing this proposed longline fishery and will be attending the hearings in Orange County November 20 to fight this proposed action.

China Carriers Drop Shark Fin, Ask Fed Ex to Join Them.

September 21st, 2019|

Air China joins 35 other air carriers in policy to save sharks and ban the carriage of shark fin as Fed Ex ignores the call to save sharks. Air China has become the first airline in mainland China to ban shark fin cargo, marking a dramatic shift in attitudes toward trade in endangered sharks. In a [...]

What is Sharktober?

September 19th, 2019|

Sharktober Interview questions from an Interview on Public Radio, KALW in 2015     1) I can see you are a highly prominent figure in the shark and marine conservatory world, how did you discover this passion? I’ve always loved sharks and sought them out on my dives to photograph and film but I didn’t begin to [...]

Shark Stewards Works to Save Sharks at CITES

August 13th, 2019|

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.

Canada becomes the first G20 country to ban shark fin sales

March 23rd, 2019|

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 MPs MacDonald and Donnelly for leading the charge to protect sharks from global decline. Shark Stewards is proud to have supported [...]

Shark Stewards Releases Shark Catch and Trade Report in Malaysia

February 1st, 2019|

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 2018. Final Report Sabah Shark Report Final 9_20_18 (3) (1)Download On behalf of the Sabah Shark Protection Association, a collaborative group [...]

Save Blue Sharks From the Shark Fin Trade

January 1st, 2019|

An estimated 20 million blue sharks are killed every year and enter the shark fin trade. Save this species form overfishing and the fin trade by protecting them under CITES Appendix II .

The Year of the Blue Shark

December 24th, 2018|

View this email in your browser In This Newsletter: Solutions for Sharks  Building Shark Stewards Online Auction Matching Grant -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Solutions for Sharks and Ocean Health There are many threats to sharks- but we have solutions.  Marine protected areas, shark fin trade bans and fisheries restrictions- like the newly won ban on gill nets in California- are [...]