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Our Reaction to COVID-19: Be a Shark

March 19th, 2020|

In these challenging times we at Shark Stewards want to wish everyone good health and our support. While we are hunkered down, our work continues in different ways. Outreach, schools and events are a big part of our mission and we are sad we cant meet the kids and community we admire. We have canceled all [...]

February Newsletter- Plastic Pollution Lawsuit Filed

February 29th, 2020|

*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* View this email in your browser LATEST NEWS | CAMPAIGNS | GET INVOLVED  DONATE A Plastic Ocean, An Ocean Without Sharks Is this the future? The oceans are filling up with plastic at the rate of 8 million metric tons per year. One study estimates the San Francisco Bay has one of the highest concentrations [...]

Shark Stewards Join’s Earth Island Institute in Law Suit Against Big Plastic

February 27th, 2020|

EARTH ISLAND INSTITUTE TAKES ON BIG PLASTIC Lawsuit seeks to hold major food, beverage, and consumer goods companies accountable for plastic pollution Today, Earth Island Institute, represented by Cotchett, Pitre, & McCarthy, filed the first major lawsuit against Crystal Geyser Water Company, The Clorox Company, The Coca-Cola Company, Pepsico, Inc., Nestlé USA, Inc., Mars, Incorporated, Danone North America, [...]

Send a Shark Valentine

February 14th, 2020|

Share your love of sharks and ocean health to your Valentine. Donate today and we will send your valentine an eCard showing your shark love. Funds will go to support our new shark conservation efforts in Indonesia and Timor Leste, establishing new shark fishing restrictions, shark population analysis and marine protection. Updates from this summer's dive [...]

Run 4 Sharks, Run for Health

January 17th, 2020|

https://sharkstewards.org/contact-shark-stewards/ Join us for our 3rd annual Run4Sharks community event and help us reach youth for oceans View this email in your browser LATEST NEWS | CAMPAIGNS | GET INVOLVED  DONATE Thanks for your support and looking ahead in 2020. Save the Date October 3rd for our 3rd annual event! Our second annual run for sharks and [...]

Shark News

January 15th, 2020|

*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* View this email in your browser LATEST NEWS | CAMPAIGNS | GET INVOLVED  DONATE Do sharks speak? If they did, they would be crying out for help. In general, sharks do not vocalize and are silent and stealthy hunters. However, our local swell shark (Cephaloscyllium ventriosum) can gulp air and bark to deter predatiors! These Cat [...]

New Jersey Governor Murphy Signs 13th Shark Fin Ban Into Law.

January 11th, 2020|

Today Shark fins will be banned in New Jersey next year under a law signed by Governor Phil Murphy.

Florida Shark Fin Trade Bill: Support

January 10th, 2020|

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. Florida Senate Passes Bill with Amendments- Contact the Governor 3/9/2020 Today the Florida Senate passed the Florida Shark Fin trade ban [...]

What Kids Should Know About the Ocean-and How to Reduce Your Impact

December 30th, 2019|

Shark Stewards guest blog by BY KATHERINE MORGAN Periodically we post guest blogs that are not entirely shark related. This is a great educational piece contributed by Katherine Morgan, with some great plastic alternatives offered by Custom Earth products to reduce plastic waste and ocean impacts. The ocean is fascinating and is vital to our ecosystem and so [...]

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.