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Spring Ahead for Sharks- April News

April 12th, 2019|

View this email in your browserSinging the blues? Supported by board member Jeff Morrison, we free dived and filmed blue sharks 15 miles offshore in San Diego. Surrounded by a super pod of common dolphins and lunge feeding humpback whales, we captured images using our 360 camera and using the Trident ROV (above). The most common large [...]

Marine Protected Areas and Sanctuaries- Why We Need Them

April 7th, 2019|

Podcast with Superintendent of the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Maria Brown on the https://www.coastalnewstoday.com/podcasts/david-mcguire-and-maria-brown-at-ioff On this episode, we return to Fort Mason in San Francisco for a fascinating discussion with David McGuire or Shark Stewards and Maria Brown, Superintendent of the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary.  A marine biologist and shark advocate, David McGuire is [...]

Ocean Film Festival a Wrap- and more sharks coming.

March 23rd, 2019|

The 16th annual Ocean Film festival was a huge success, with a sold-out reception and opening of Sharkwater Extinction. The festival awarded the Shark Water Team the Conservation award, and team member Brock Cahill attended and accepted the award. For me, having met the late Robert Stewart and with Rob, used the first Shark Water film [...]

Marine Protected Area Monitoring with Citizen Science

March 13th, 2019|

Shark Stewards is teaming up with the California Academy of Sciences, the California Ocean Protection Council, and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to build the capacity to use citizen science observations to understand and monitor biodiversity across California’s Marine Protected Area (MPA) network. Citizen science is the involvement of non-scientists in the production of [...]

March News- Shark Films & CITES

March 5th, 2019|

View this email in your browserSharkwater and the International Ocean Film Festival, San FranciscoAction For SharksSave the WedgefishEngaging and Inspiring YouthEvents---------------------------------------------------------------  Sharkwater Extinction Opens the International Ocean Film Festival, San Francisco with Shark StewardsIn 2006 Sharkwater opened the world's eyes to the threats to sharks caused by shark finning. The film motivated activists to rise up and fight shark [...]

Shark Stewards Works to Save Sharks at CITES

February 27th, 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.

Profile Maria Korcmaros-Run for Sharks

February 26th, 2019|

Triathlete Maria Korcsmaros has more reason to run from sharks, than run for them.  In 2016 while swimming alone, the 53 yr old mother of three was bitten on the right arm and torso by a Great white shark. She had missed her 8 AM swim with team Tri la Vie, out of Orange County.  It [...]

Sharks Stewards Supports our Sanctuary

February 21st, 2019|

Shark Stewards science education and adventure make it into the Washington Post. Each summer and fall, we venture into Sanctuary waters at the Gulf of the Farallones collecting observations and monitoring at Southeast Farallon Island. As part of our National Geographic Open Explorer project we are investigating benthic habitat and species and activity in our Golden [...]

Love a Shark

February 11th, 2019|

Show your love with our custom white shark T shirt. Cotton blend, Supersoft, high quality, fitted shirts. White shark on front- shark fin with message on back. Both are tailored- sizes run small. Prices include shipping and tax (US Only) Sizes Small Mens $32.00 USD Medium Mens $32.00 USD Large mens $32.00 USD XL Mens $35.00 USD [...]

New Legislation to Save Sharks, Volunteer Opportunities and Events

January 27th, 2019|

Blue Shark ProtectionEventsVolunteer for SharksStanding by Kids---------------------------------------------------------------We met our goal! Thanks to generous donors like you and a private foundation grant, we tripled our original funding for the Aquatic Park youth education and habitat protection program, and to support international blue shark protection. Thank you!2019 is the Year of the Blue SharkOnce the most common pelagic sharks globally, [...]