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Alice in Borneo’s Wonderland

November 4th, 2019|

Sixteen year old Alice dives through the Looking Glass into the undewater world of Borneo, learning to SCUBA, discovering sharks and finding the ocean wild is not all as it appears at the surface.

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 [...]

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 [...]

What Kids Should Know About the Ocean

August 20th, 2019|

BY KATHERINE MORGAN UPDATED: JULY 13, 2019 The ocean is fascinating and is vital to our ecosystem and so much of it is yet to be explored. In fact, we know more about the surface of Mars than we do about our own sea floor. In this guide, you’ll learn fun, mind-tingling facts about the deep blue and [...]

Dive with Guadalupe White Sharks

April 23rd, 2019|

Want to see a great white shark up close, personal and learn more about these amazing sharks and why they deserve protection? Join Shark Steward's Director David McGuire October 13-17 on a unique education, photographic opportunity and the shark adventure of a lifetime.Talks, films and hands-on activities will make this trip unique, but it is the [...]

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 [...]

Shark Stewards-End of Year Deliverables 2018

December 20th, 2018|

Shark Stewards-End of Year Deliverables 2018   Produced and premiered 10-minute documentary Alice in Borneo’s Wonderland at the International Ocean Film Festival San Francisco. Hosted an expert panel on marine protected areas and sanctuaries at the Screened the film in Vancouver and in Shenzhen and entering other festivals; Authored and submitted a 105 page comprehensive report [...]

Year End Matching Donation Campaign Met!

December 14th, 2018|

WE DID IT!  Thanks to generous donors our matching grant campaign was a success with a final $500 check made by a private donor December 31. Follow our work and see the efforts to reduce ocean pollution, educate youth and save sharks supported by this grant and these donations. Thanks to a generous donor (who wishes [...]

How to Avoid a Great White Shark Attack

October 20th, 2018|

In May, I participated in a stimulating discussion with white shark survivors Maria Korcsmaros and Leeanne Ericson, scientists, surfers and life safety personnel.  Scientists, including CSU Long Beach Professor Chris Lowe, have documented an increase in juvenile and young-of year white sharks along the southern California shoreline in recent years. Tagged sharks, aerial drones and a large [...]

Celebrating Sharks for Sharktober

October 11th, 2018|

In this issue: Sharktober  Great White Shark night- Blue Serengeti Screenings Fed Ex Shark Fin Campaign Sharktoberfest Support Sharks, Marine National Monuments Farallon Island Expeditions Upcoming Events ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I like sharks. I like sharks a lot. Sometimes I have a few too many.  Sharktober is upon us! This is the season when we celebrate the return of the white sharks to [...]