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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.

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.

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 [...]

Shark Stewards Works to Save Sharks at CITES

August 13th, 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.

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 [...]

Shark Seminars Online

April 1st, 2020|

Ocean Health and Action Seminar Series. Join ocean conservationist and educator David McGuire for a weekly Facebook live webinar on Fridays at 12 PM throughout April.The first will be on sharks April 3 at 12 PM, and the following on ocean plastic and pollution solutions.What is a Shark?  Learn about sharks, diving with sharks and watch a short film. Ask questions online [...]

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 [...]

San Francisco Bay SCUBA Group Meetup Talk

March 3rd, 2020|

Diving with and saving the sharks of the Coral Triangle. Talk and film with Shark Stewards, Wednesday, March 25, 20206:30 PM to 8:30 PM Add to calendar t55 Green St · San Francisco, CA How to find us Upon arriving at 55 Green Street, enter through the main lobby and head into the first floor theater space (left at the front [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]