Today Shark fins will be banned in New Jersey next year under a law signed by Governor Phil Murphy.
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.
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 support [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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
Contact: David McGuire, Shark Stewards FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 415) 350-3790, firstname.lastname@example.org (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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]