In Loving Memory of Rob Stewart

Rob Stewart Tribute

Sharkwater – A Tribute to Rob Stewart

We are so deeply grateful to everyone who helped search, and happy that Rob passed while doing what he loved. We are working on how best to honour his incredible work. If you would like to share your memories or messages with the public, please post them using the form below. We are working on a way to share photos as well.
A celebration of life for Rob Stewart

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Rob Stewart accomplished so much in his life, but there’s still more to do. To honour Rob’s memory, the Stewart family is collecting donations in order to continue his conservation work. You can help by visiting A tax receipt will be issued.

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  1. Thank you for trying to educate the ignorant!!

    Polar Bear 11:50 pm on September 6, 2021
  2. God bless your beautiful soul! You were & are a very special man, with a big heart! Your 100 percent right about sharks and our ocean’s! It broke my heart to hear what happened to you!!! I watch your show on TV so many times! Great,great Documenty! May you be happy and healthy where you are! You will be missed by many, many people!!! Linda Davidson Lake Lenore SK. Canada

    Linda Davidson 11:12 am on November 12, 2021
  3. Trying to make a change on the world is difficult, but you proved that 1 person can make a difference. True inspiration and a true hero. Dive Forever and thank you for the education we didn’t and still do not get in school. Rest in Peace.

    Kelly 6:35 pm on January 17, 2022
  4. Since the world lost a Man like Rob climate change and species extinction seems to be worse than ever. I have found myself failing to scrape together any hope for humanity and hadn’t realised how much hope i had lost.
    Today,right now in this moment once again the majesty and depth of Rob’s soul has refilled my cup and refocused my thoughts. His work, his pictures his energy is a inspiration to me on a level i find intoxicating, almost like he was only ever talking to me, humanity has lost a true soldier of humanity.
    Rest Rob, I will take up your cause to my best ability.

    Jarrod Sullivan 1:49 pm on December 13, 2022
  5. Dear Rob;
    I only learned of your death by surprise several years ago. We were both nominated for the Peter Benchley Shark Conservation Award in 2007. You won. I understood why. I miss your presence. Thus, as is said in Hawaiian culture,
    Mālama: To Care For and Protect. Do that for the sharks around you in the great blackness beyond our blue.

    Robin St. Taw

    Robin St. Taw 7:36 pm on January 19, 2023
  6. I met Rob at the UK premier of sharkwater.
    I was working for sea shepherd UK at the time.
    We did some research in Londons Chinatown and several protests/information campaigns.
    I still have a sharkwater long sleeve tshirt (large) if any of his family or friends want it. I also have a hardcover sharkwater book and a premier invitation to sharkwater in London.
    You should be proud to have known such a hero for the sharks.

    Daren Collis 7:27 pm on September 25, 2023
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