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Join the Spicy Shark to Thank Governor Phil Murphy

December 3rd, 2019|

Join Shark Stewards and New Jersey born Spicy Shark owner Gabe Disario to thank the New Jersey Legislator and Governor Phil Murray for protecting sharks.

Shark News: November Updates

December 3rd, 2019|

The United States is an important transit hub for shark fin shipments, with fins passing through U.S. ports via air, sea, and land. Some nations in Central America ship as much as one-third to one-half of all their shark fin exports through U.S. ports. In another study, over half the fins in Hong Kong belonged to [...]

Patagonia Matches all Donations!

December 2nd, 2019|

Thank you to our long term sponsor Patagonia for supporting Shark Stewards. Now all donations will be doubled until December 31.

Why We Save Sharks #GivingTuesday

November 24th, 2019|

Representatives passed HR 737, the Federal shark Fin Sales Elimination Act. ADD YOUR VOICE!

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.

Adventures at the Farallon Islands

November 6th, 2019|

For decades I have been been participating in science, filming, education and dive adventures in our National Marine Sanctuaries from the Cordell Bank, the Monterey Bay and Channel Island National Marine Sanctuaries including leading public education trips in the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary. Since 2011 Shark Stewards has been leading these specialized ecosystem and wildlife [...]

Fed Ex: Stop Shipping Shark Fin

September 25th, 2019|

We call on Fed Ex to join 35 airlines and carriers including UPS, DHL and Air China and stop facilitating this unsustainable trade of endangered and threatened sharks and stop the shipment of shark fin.

Mystery of the Farallones, a Melange of Marine Protection

September 22nd, 2019|

The waters outside the Golden Gate host an abundance of marine life, and a diversity of marine protection from our State MPAs to the rocks of the California Coastal National Monument to our National Marine Sanctuaries. Just outside the Golden Gate, the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary reaches around the San Francisco Bay from Muir Beach on the  Marin [...]

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 [...]

Sharktober and Sailing the Devil’s Teeth

September 17th, 2019|

Thirty miles west, one can catch a glimpse of the mysterious Farallon Islands when the marine layer lifts. The coastal by Miwok Indians called them the Islands of the Dead, and the Devil's Teeth by Spanish mariners who dreaded the unseen rocks and fog shrouded spires of the Farallon Islands. Named by explorer Juan Cabrillo, los [...]