The conservation of sharks is not just about saving a single species; it is about preserving the entire marine ecosystem. By recognizing the intrinsic value of sharks and taking action to protect them, we can secure a future where these fascinating creatures continue to roam the oceans for generations to come, and even keep the oceans a healthier place.Read More
February 14, 2024 Newsletter A new report on The State of the World’s Migratory Species report reveals that 97% of fishes listed under the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) are threatened with […]Read More
Safari West Conservation Series Presents Shark Stewards Friday April 19, 2024 | 8:00pm – 8:30pm Earth Day Outreach on April 20 on the Front Lawn Area Share: Sign Up Now […]Read More
A new study reports that 76 to 80 million sharks were killed between 2012 and 2019, with about 25 million of them threatened species. The study published by Worm et al in the journal Science shows that overfishing continues to present a dire threat to shark populations over much of the world, despite the widespread adoption of anti-shark finning legislation and related regulations over the same period.Read More
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Hands on activity on how sharks feed and how sharks float.
The first summer blockbuster film Jaws entered sharks into our collective consciousness and sparked both fear of and fascination for sharks. Including mine.
The plight of sharks and our oceans is more critical now than ever before. As we approach the year’s end, your tax-deductible donation to Shark Stewards will play a pivotal role in making a tangible difference in 2024.
Shark Stewards has joined Pelgios Kakunja to develop a protected migratory swim-way that connects critical nursery and aggregation areas like Las Animas along the eastern peninsula. We are also working with local communities and artisanal shark fishermen to develop sustainable ecotourism between Cabo Pulmo and Loreto to support a no-fishing zone, to allow endangered hammerhead sharks to recover.Read More
overfished by fisheries around the world, primarily for the fins. Once abundant, oceanic whitetip (OWT) sharks have been depleted on a global scale. International demand for shark fins is the major force behind OWT shark mortality. The fins are exported from around the globe to Asia, particularly China, for use in shark fin soup.Read More
Scalloped hammerhead sharks have nearly disappeared completely from most of the Gulf of California (also known as the Sea of Cortez) a new scientific study finds. The study reported that Scalloped hammerhead sharks, once common, are now nearly absent, especially from seamounts where they once proliferated.Read More
New Documentary With Shark Stewards at CoP28Read More