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Shark Stewards Year End News 2014

December 15th, 2014|

I Love Sharks Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Shark Campaigns and Activities Thanks to a grant by the California Coastal Conservancy and Patagonia our shark watchprogram has fledged with hundreds of shark observations recorded and have conducted several pier programs educating student ambassadors and the fishing public about local sharks [...]

United Airlines Response to Appeal to Stop Carriage of Shark Fin

November 28th, 2014|

United Airlines responds to our petition to stop carrying shark fin. They state they have stopped carrying shark fin since 2008 "within their control", before the large public outcry against shark finning and without any public statement. We have information from Hong Kong that United Airlines and/or their subsidaries are complicit in carrying shark fin. We will [...]

Shark Stewards Urges United Airlines to Drop Shark Fin as Cargo

November 6th, 2014|

Shark Stewards is part of a coalition to urge commercial airlines to drop shark fin from their manifest. The shark fin trade is difficult to track and fins from illegally finned or harvested sharks are routinely transported with products from licensed fisheries. In either case, shark fin soup is an unsustainable dish and the practice of [...]

Help Shark Stewards Enforce Shark Fin Bans

June 8th, 2014|

It is now illegal under California State law to possess, sell, offer for sale or trade sharks fin or shark fin products.  However, violations are being reported. Fines are low, profits are high and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife are undermanned.  Although one case of egregious violation is currently in the courts against the Kwong Tip [...]