Thank you!  Shark Stewards works to restore ocean health by saving sharks from overfishing and the shark fin trade, and by protecting critical marine habitat in marine protected areas. We fight for sharks and ocean health through education from California to China, and applying trade data and science to shark protection and marine protection policy.

Shark Stewards



Check out our Deliverables for 2018 and goals for 2019.

EDUCATION: Aquatic Park youth and community engagement teaching underserved youth about ocean and Bay health, and collecting data and cleaning beaches in San Francisco. Developing media content and partners in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and China for community education and reducing shark fin trade and consumption. 

ADVOCACY & POLICY: Support outreach via short HD video PSAs, hosting community events e.g. Sharktoberfest and direct lobbying to reduce shark fishing and banning the shark fin trade.

SCIENCE: Shark and fish surveys in California MPAs and the Coral Triangle, reef surveys, fish bombing data collection and shark market data collection contributing to reports to reduce the shark fin trade and establish marine protected areas.

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Shark Stewards

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Shark Stewards is a non-profit project of The Earth Island Institute, with a four-star rating from Charity Navigator. All donations are tax deductible under the terms of the US Tax code. Thank you for your generous gift!