ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT

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Alice in Borneo’s Wonderland

November 4th, 2019|

Sixteen year old Alice dives through the Looking Glass into the undewater world of Borneo, learning to SCUBA, discovering sharks and finding the ocean wild is not all as it appears at the surface.

Help Protect Dusky & Hammerhead Sharks

March 15th, 2015|

In February and March 2013, Shark Stewards participated in submitting separate petitions to list the Northwest Atlantic populations of dusky shark and great hammerhead shark as "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). In April and May 2013, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) concluded that a listing may be warranted for both NW Atlantic and global populations of dusky and great hammerhead sharks and [...]

NMFS agrees to List Atlantic Scalloped Hammerheads as Endangered, Blames Shark Finning

July 8th, 2014|

Shark Stewards is pleased to support this ESA listing, but challenges why a similar petition to list Great Hammerhead Sharks given the same threats has been denied. WASHINGTON (CN) - Due to sharp population declines from finning, four distinct population segments (DPSs) of scalloped hammerhead sharks now have federal protection. The National Marine Fisheries Service has listed two [...]