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Celebrating the Ocean on World Oceans Day

June 4th, 2015

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> June 8 is World Oceans Day, when hundreds of aquariums, zoos, museums and conservation organizations, including San Francisco based Shark Stewards, is joining with thousands of people around the world celebrating the ocean. As Bay Area residents we have much to thank the ocean for. We […]

Golden Gate MPA Alliance forms work group to communicate, educate and help compliance with local MPAS

December 9th, 2014

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> The Golden Gate MPA Collaborative has successfully brought together environmental NGOs, agencies, fishermen, scientists, aquaria and vessel captains interested in raising awareness of marine protected areas in Marin and San Francisco counties, including the Farallon Islands. Collaborative members are engaging boat captains and docents in an […]

Shark Watch: A Citizen Science Project on Sharks & Rays of the San Francisco Bay

December 9th, 2014

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> As the largest estuary on the west coast of North America, the San Francisco Bay hosts many species of elasmobranchs, the taxonomic group of cartilaginous fishes we know as sharks, skates and rays. Although historically impacted by mining, pollution and habitat loss, the Bay remains an […]