This year delegates and scientists will convene to consider increasing international trade protection for hundreds of species of plants and animals under CITES, a multilateral treaty to protect endangered plants and animals from the threats of international trade. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) entered into force in 1975, and became the only treaty to ensure that international trade in plants and animals does not threaten their survival in the wild. A State or country that has agreed to implement the Convention is called a Party to CITES. Currently there are 184 Parties, including 183 member countries and the European Union.Read More
Revitalization: collective action for the ocean The ocean covers over 70% of the planet. It is our life source, supporting humanity’s sustenance and that of every other organism on earth. […]Read More
Join us with Blue Endeavors on a shark and ray adventure live Thursday March 24 at 6PM on Facebook Shark Stewards and learn how you can join us protecting sharks and marine habitat.
Live zoom and Facebook live 6PM PDT March 24.
We will be teaching youth photography, biology and data collection techniques including pattern ID of Mantas, whale sharks, tiger sharks and hammerhead sharks. Space is limited but there is room for divers interested in participating and learning actively or at their leisure.
Join Shark Steward’s Endangered Species Day Facebook Live discussion, Q/A with experts on manta rays, whales, sharks, sea turtles and the endangered species act.Read More
Learn about how art inspires activism. Part of Shark Stewards Art for Sharks ongoing conversation series with ocean artists and activists with Brisbane artist Sarah Philips. Hosted by David McGuire […]Read More
Join Shark Stewards celebrating and protecting ocean life on
World Aquatic Animal Day
This year’s theme is The Impact of Our Human Activities on Aquatic Animals
Join Shark Stewards on a Facebook live discussion on science, art, diving and saving these endangered sharks.Read More