Shark Week- Celebrating and Saving Sharks

It Can be a Bummer!

With all the news about overfishing and declining ocean health, we need to reflect on what is good and celebrate our work. Join Shark Stewards in a World Oceans Day celebration JUNE 9 with an uplifting look at what we can do to save sharks and the ocean.
Screening of Rob Stewart’s new film Revolution, and a discussion on restoration and protection of sharks and habitat in the San Francisco Bay with Supervisor Kate Sears. Hosted with Aquarium of the Bay/ Bay Institute at the Bay Model, Sausalito, 5:30 PM.

The Good News

  • Due to public pressure, our campaigning with the American Airlines admission illegally transporting endangered Hammerhead shark fins, United Airlines has joined that carrier by agreeing not to carry shark fin as cargo on their flights.
  • California’s first major enforcement of the CA Shark Fin Trade Ban.  Michael Kwong of San Francisco’s Kwong Yip Inc. was fined, sentenced to jail and an estimated street value of $1 Million in shark fins were confiscated.  Learn more.
  • We will see that this law is upheld and the trade of shark fins reduced. Have a tip on shark fin sales? Contact us here.

Diving with sharks?  Tell us and we will add your story to our Shark Adventure blog or jump in at Guadalupe Island, Baja and receive a 10% discount by mentioning Shark Stewards.

Booster Campaign Order this Shark Fight Hoody before June 26 and help us raise funds for the Shark Watch program.

Shark Stewards is a leader in shark conservation including sustainable fishing practices, protecting threatened species internationally and protecting essential habitat for sharks locally.

Over one hundred species of sharks are threatened with extinction through overfishing and the shark fin trade.  Sharks need our help.
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