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New Jersey Governor Murphy Signs 13th Shark Fin Ban Into Law.

January 11th, 2020|

Today Shark fins will be banned in New Jersey next year under a law signed by Governor Phil Murphy.

Florida Shark Fin Trade Bill: Support

January 10th, 2020|

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. Florida Senate Passes Bill with Amendments- Contact the Governor 3/9/2020 Today the Florida Senate passed the Florida Shark Fin trade ban [...]

Join the Spicy Shark to Thank Governor Phil Murphy

December 3rd, 2019|

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.

Shark News: November Updates

December 3rd, 2019|

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 [...]

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

November 22nd, 2019|

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.

Victory! We Helped Stop Gillnets, and Just Blocked Longlines off the Pacific Coast to Save Sharks

November 5th, 2019|

Shark Stewards has submitted written comments opposing this proposed longline fishery and will be attending the hearings in Orange County November 20 to fight this proposed action.

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.

Sharks and Adventure- Patagonia

October 30th, 2019|

Director David McGuire will speak and present on his work in SE Asia documenting teh shark fin trade and exploring remote reefs.  

China Carriers Drop Shark Fin, Ask Fed Ex to Join Them.

September 21st, 2019|

Air China joins 35 other air carriers in policy to save sharks and ban the carriage of shark fin as Fed Ex ignores the call to save sharks. Air China has become the first airline in mainland China to ban shark fin cargo, marking a dramatic shift in attitudes toward trade in endangered sharks. In a [...]

Shark Stewards Works to Save Sharks at CITES

August 13th, 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.