Happy Sharktober- Celebrating Sharks for 15 Years Since 2008, Shark Stewards has conducted intensive education and outreach efforts to appreciate and protect sharks with events from Seattle to San Diego. […]Read More
According to the IUCN, the Indo-Pacific population of the whale shark is thought to have reduced 63 percent over the past 75 years. These magnificent sharks are now endangered globally. Join us for a live webinar tonight and learn how to observe, document and save sharks.Read More
The Whale Shark (Rhincodon typus) is the largest fish in the world, and they are disappearing.Read More
Twenty-one years after publication, Peter Benchley, the author of the best selling novel from which the script was derived said, “I couldn’t write Jaws today. The extensive new knowledge of sharks would make it impossible for me to create, in good conscience, a villain of the magnitude and malignity of the original.”Read More
Surveying nearly 400 coral reefs around the world, a team of scientists documented that sharks are vanishing from waters where they were once common. This is a deeply disturbing sign that the ocean’s guardians are in even greater peril.Read More
In the last two months, numerous reports of dead or dying sharks in the Bay have followed a another die-off in Aquatic Park Berkeley this year. Sharks are being reported […]Read More
A bill to end the USA shark fin trade reintroduced by Representatives Sablan and McCaul passed through the Congress with a strong bipartisan majority Thursday.
House lawmakers passed the measure that would ban buying and selling shark fins in the United States and help the country fight illegal fishing and overfishing sharks. As part of the huge National Defense Authorization Act HR 776, the “END Wildlife Trafficking Act” includes the shark fin sale provision.Read More
Humpback whales steam among the fish, spouts blowing in the wind as they forage in the waves. We find the whales often feeding in or close to the shipping lane. Each year as many as 200,000 ships enter and exit the Golden Gate, and according to the Point Blue Conservation Science as many as 83 humpback, blue and fin whales are killed by ships on the West Coast each year.Read More
Join our Friends at Only One Expressing your Support to List 3 Families of sharks and Rays
An upcoming vote at the Convention on the International Trade of Endangered Species (CITES) at CoP19 November among over 180 nations could protect endangered sharks from the shark fin trade Please you add your name to this letter urging world leaders to end the shark fin trade driving the decline of many species of sharks.
Its time for our annual sharkober get together with team-members and new volunteers and shark enthusiasts with shark fun, facts, updates and activities.Read More