Because of its proximity to international waters and a relatively robust shark fishery in its own coastal ocean, Florida is now a major focal point for shark fins imports and exports in the United States. The port of Miami is currently the largest port of landing of shark fins in the United States. (Miami Herald article ) [...]
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.
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]