Tag Archives: sharks

Run for the Sharks- Bay to Breakers

Shark Stewards will be running for and with the sharks at the world famous San Francisco Bay to Breakers Saturday May 18 to raise awareness, funding for our shark sanctuary campaign and have fun!  Join us in the Shark School orSign Up for the 14 member sharkipede (centipede category)- a category where runners in costume run attached to each other. … Continue reading Run for the Sharks- Bay to Breakers

New Study Estimates 100 Million Sharks Killed Each Year

Almost 100 million sharks are being killed each year, with fishing rates outstripping the ability of populations to recover, scientists have estimated. Sharks need better protection to prevent possible extinction of many species within coming decades, the researchers warned ahead of latest global meeting to discuss the trade in threatened species. The Convention on International … Continue reading New Study Estimates 100 Million Sharks Killed Each Year

Save Our Bay: Event November 30 to Discuss Shark Protection

SAVE OUR OCEAN, SAVE OUR BAY   Wed., November 30th  7:30 to 10:30 pm Lori Grace with special guests   David McGuire from SeaStewards.org, Michael Bailey from InDefenseofAnimals.org,       Ashley Blacow from Oceana, Paul Hobi from Ocean Conservancy.                         Greetings!   We will look at sections of certain films dealing with the state … Continue reading Save Our Bay: Event November 30 to Discuss Shark Protection

Sharks of the Philippines and Shark Fins in Asia

In May and June of 2011 I accompanied the 2011 California Academy of Sciences Philippines Biodiversity Expedition as videographer and scientist, exploring, explaining and protecting the natural world.  In over 1000 dives our team observed only two sharks. These whitetip reef sharks generally frequent a local reef and were protected by a dive resort.  If … Continue reading Sharks of the Philippines and Shark Fins in Asia

Demon Fish Travels Through the Hidden World of Sharks- A Review by David McGuire

Demon Fish Travels Through the Hidden World of Sharks By Juliet Eilperin,  Review by David McGuire for the San Francisco Chronicle Bay Area residents get sharks more than most people. Whether we're tracking our resident white shark population in the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary or debating how to keep the predator off … Continue reading Demon Fish Travels Through the Hidden World of Sharks- A Review by David McGuire

Overfishing the San Francisco Bay: Are Sharks next?

It is no secret that more fishermen have been targeting sharks on the San Francisco Bay. Several articles and blogs have reported and Party boat's from Pier 39 and Fishermen's Wharf have shifted focus from the vanishing stocks to the last big, (and poorly managed) fish in the Bay.  Sharks. A recent article in the … Continue reading Overfishing the San Francisco Bay: Are Sharks next?