Shark Finning

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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.

Shark Water Extinction at UCLA

November 20th, 2019|

Join shark Stewards Director David McGuire, So California Chair Maria Korcemaros for an inspirational talk and screenings of Rob Stewart's final film Shark Stewards Extinction. Discussion and screening. with conversation afterwards with filmmaker Brock Cahill.

Sharktober Events Schedule

September 23rd, 2019|

Why Sharktober? First initiated to promote the successful California Shark Fin Trade Bill in 2009, Shark Stewards created these events to celebrate sharks in San Francisco and educate our community about the importance of sharks to our oceans. These fun, family friendly and educational events support shark conservation initiatives from overfishing to shark fin trade bans. [...]

Tell Congress to SUPPORT a US Shark Fin Trade Ban

January 11th, 2018|

Globally shark populations are on the decline. One third of pelagic -open ocean sharks are threatened with extinction. Sharks are being overfished and the shark fin trade is threatening large species of sharks with extinction.  Join Shark Stewards supporting the US Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act S 793/HR1456. Contact  Your Representatives and  Your Senators Directly and urge them to [...]

U.S. Supreme Court Denies Challenge to California Shark Fin Ban

May 24th, 2016|

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 For Immediate Distribution U.S. Supreme Court Denies Challenge to California Shark Fin Ban California’s ban on the possession and sale of shark fins survived a third legal challenge Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal by San Francisco Bay Area shark fin suppliers and sellers of shark fin soup, a [...]

Shark Shepherd: Saving Sharks with Art

February 1st, 2016|

As part of the Sabah Shark Protection Association (SSPA), Shark Stewards is calling for Malaysia to protect its dwindling shark populations in the country, especially in Semporna. Sharks are being landed near tourist resorts and divers are recording a rapid decline in shark and ray species threatening dive ecotourism and the health of local marine ecosystems. SSPA President, [...]

Take the Pledge to Support Four US Shark Fin Bans

February 1st, 2016|

Support stopping the shark fin trade in the USA. Since 2006 Shark Stewards has been a leader in reducing the shark fin trade and raising awareness about the plight of sharks. We are supporting banning the trade in Nevada and in the USA. Send Email in support of stopping the trade of threatened and endangered shark fins. Shark [...]

Press Release: SHARK STEWARDS JOINS NEW ZEALAND SHARK ALLIANCE Calls on New Zealand to end Shark Finning in their Waters During America’s Cup

September 8th, 2015|

  Contact: David McGuire, Shark Stewards            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     415) 350-3790, (San Francisco CA 9/8/2013)  Shark Stewards Joins New Zealand Shark Alliance Calls on New Zealand to end Shark Finning in their Waters During America’s Cup The San Francisco based non-profit Shark Stewards is joining the New Zealand Shark Alliance to call for [...]

SHARK ACTION: Support Representative Edward Lucio to Ban Texas Shark Fin Trade Texas

August 15th, 2015|

This year a new bill has been introduced that will prohibit the possession and sale of shark fins in Texas. The Bill, HB 5179 sponsored by House Member Eddie Lucio, will help stop the global decline of sharks and protect Gulf sharks by stopping the trade through Texas ports. Due to protection in place by nine [...]

Shark Week- Celebrating and Saving Sharks

June 8th, 2015|

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 [...]