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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.

2019 Update & Action to Support the US Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act

January 3rd, 2019|

Sign the Petition and Contact Your Congressperson to SUPPORT the US Shark Fin Trade Ban HR 737 2019 Globally shark populations are on the decline. 25% of all sharks and rays are threatened with extinction. Sharks are being overfished and the shark fin trade is threatening large species of sharks such as blue sharks with extinction. Join [...]

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 [...]

Support the Shark Fin Trade Act in Canada

March 23rd, 2019|

Driven largely by the shark fin trade and illegal fishing, over 100 million sharks and rays are killed each year up in the global fin trade. The process of shark finning is a fishing practice involving cutting the fins off the shark – often while still alive – and then tossing the shark back into the [...]

Dive with Guadalupe White Sharks

March 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  learning, photography opportunity and shark adventure of a lifetime.Talks, films and hands-on activities will make this trip unique, but it is the white sharks [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Shark Stewards Releases Shark Catch and Trade Report in Malaysia

February 1st, 2019|

Following four years of market survey and analysis of available trade and catch data in Sabah, Shark Stewards has released a comprehensive report on Shark and Ray Catch and Trade in Sabah, Malaysia in September 2018. Final Report Sabah Shark Report Final 9_20_18 (3) (1)Download On behalf of the Sabah Shark Protection Association, a collaborative group [...]