Today Shark fins will be banned in New Jersey next year under a law signed by Governor Phil Murphy.
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
*|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 [...]
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. The port of Miami is currently the largest port of landing of shark fins in the United States. (Miami Herald article ) [...]
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 Shark Stewards and New Jersey born Spicy Shark owner Gabe Disario to thank the New Jersey Legislator and Governor Phil Murray for protecting sharks.
The United States is an important transit hub for shark fin shipments, with fins passing through U.S. ports via air, sea, and land. Some nations in Central America ship as much as one-third to one-half of all their shark fin exports through U.S. ports. In another study, over half the fins in Hong Kong belonged to [...]