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David McGuire
Works at Director, Shark Stewards
Attended UC Berkeley, UCSB
Lives in Sausalito
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The final selections are being made for the San Francisco Ocean Film Festival March 9-12. We have some amazing films and panels planned at Fort Mason- including surfing, sharks, ocean plastic, beauty, inspiration and ocean action. Join us!
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West Pac denies increased shark protection.
The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission, or the Tuna Commission, has rejected a proposal to strengthen rules that would help eliminate shark finning.
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Jaws 2. Increasing observations of genetic mutations in sharks.
 
Scientists are discovering more two-headed sharks, possibly due to genetic abnormalities caused by overfishing.
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Live Sharktober Rock show at 19 Broadway, Fairfax with Marin legends KOOLWHIP to benefit sharks. Join me- more events at www.sharktober.com
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Swimming With and For Sharks- an article in Bay Crossings http://www.baycrossings.com/dispnews.php?id=3515
As an open-water swimmer, I frequently encounter wildlife in the Bay and open ocean. My workouts normally take place in Aquatic Park with the San Francisco Swimming and Rowing Club, but my friends and I often take longer swims across the Bay and in the ocean. White sharks have been seen in local ...
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Shark Stewards joins conservation groups applauding increased protection for 5 species sharks, Mobula rays under CITES Appendix II at CoP 17. goo.gl/Ynvl4O
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Shark Stewards year in review https://youtu.be/VH-SYF7qfAk
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Giving Thanks for the Ocean- Shark Stewards November Newsletter
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Our hard job just got a lot harder. Like you I'm uncertain and unsettled where our country might be going. What is the fate of our oceans and our hard won marine protections? Feeling depressed I went to the sea with my dog Pele and dove into the surf. The ocean is my cure, my tonic and my life.
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Sustainable Shark Alliance= None of the Above as expensive lobbyists paid by commercial interests to sell shark fin.
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#Sharktober  is here- help Shark Stewards Celebrate and Save Sharks
If you live in the Red triangle and surf, what is your risk, and what should you do if you encounter one?
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Sharktober- the fin movement began here. Join us celebrating and advocating for sharks @sharkstewards
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Healthy Oceans Need Healthy Sharks
Introduction
Ocean Advocate, media producer and Shark conservationist, dedicated to the ocean. An ocean voyager, a lover of sharks, and the sea.  Media production and story telling through film and the web to promote a healthy ocean.
Bragging rights
Emmy Award Winner, Reefs To Rain Forest. Catalyst to California Shark Fin Ban
Education
  • UC Berkeley, UCSB
    Marine Biology
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Gender
Male
Work
Occupation
Marine Biologist, Conservation Filmmaker
Skills
Underwater videography, writer, public speaker, conservation policy,SCUBA, Offshore sailor. Ocean adventurer, explorer and storyteller
Employment
  • Director, Shark Stewards
    Shark Conservation and Ocean Communication, 2006 - present
    Director of NGO Shark Stewards. Directs campaigns against shark fin trade. Lead several shark fin trade bans in US states. Works in policy on shark and fisheries protection of sharks and other marine wildlife. Particiated in the development of the California marine protected areas. Leads local ocean conservation efforts, beach clean ups, education projects with Bay Area schools. Co-Chair of the Golden Gate MPA collaborative.
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Currently
Sausalito
Previously
Santa Barbara - The Pacific Ocean
I go here frequently to print and copy. Its a busy location with not much parking but the staff are pretty good overall. One guy in particular was super helpful on a Saturday when I was in a rush to laminate for a show and the manager is competent and helpful.
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