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TAKE ACTION NOW! CALIFORNIA:Stop the Killing of Dolphins and Whales in Drift Gillnets
Animals  (tags: GILLNETS, BICATCH, MARINE MAMMALS, SHARKS, DOLPHINS, WHALES, protection, animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, wildlife, wildanimals, killing )

- 622 days ago -
Help stop this atrocity. Sign to tell California legislators and Governor Jerry Brown to support AB 2019 and ban deadly drift gillnets from waters off California.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop the Slaughter of Pacific Rim Sharks - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: sharks, protections, TPP, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, animals, animalcruelty, death, animaladvocates )

- 656 days ago -
Ensure the Trans Pacific Partnership trade pact includes strong provisions against killing sharks for their fins
Stop The Shark Cull! *** Please Sign ***
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates, conservation, cruelty, environment, killing, protection, slaughter, Sharks )

- 662 days ago -
I do not support the culling of sharks in Western Australia Shark attacks are tragic, however culling sharks is not the answer. Please put facts before fear in your Government's response to shark attacks....
TAKE ACTION NOW! We DEMAND the Shark Cull in Western Australia Cease Now!
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, sharks, animaladvocates, protection, endangered, slaughter )

- 667 days ago -
Despite the fact that the Great White shark is an endangered species and that an estimated 73 million sharks are killed each year by humans alone, we are now seeing the Western Australian government dedicate a $6.85 million package to trap and shoot shark
TAKE ACTION NOW! AUSTRALIA: Stop Planned Slaughter of Sharks - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: killing, sharks, cull, protection, animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, endangered, wildanimals, slaughter, wildlife )

- 673 days ago -
The Western Australian government has recently set in motion a cruel and highly impractical plan to cull sharks over three meters long, the catalyst being six fatal attacks in the past three years.
PETITION - Ban Shark Fin Soup and Save These Endangered Fish
Animals  (tags: sharks, slaughter, society, cruelty, ethics )

- 675 days ago -
100 Million Sharks Die Each Year to Make Shark Fin Soup. --- By far and away, the most popular reason for killing sharks is simple--it's soup, shark fin soup. --- Sign the petition. (If you care)
PETITION - SAVE OUR SHARKS - Greenpeace Australia
Animals  (tags: Western Australia, Sharks, Cruelty, Death, Crime, Government, ETHICS? )

- 685 days ago -
A brutal and misguided mass-cull of sharks will soon begin in Western Australia. --- We have just days to get it stopped. --- Let's pile the pressure on WA Premier Colin Barnett to halt the senseless shark attack before it starts!
Stop and Penalize Dolphin Hunting Off the Coast of Peru
Animals  (tags: dolphins, sharks, animalcruelty, abused, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, animals, crime, cruelty, death, endangered, extinction, humans, investigation, killing, killed, law, protection, slaughter, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 690 days ago -
In Peru fishermen are slaughtering up to 15,000 dolphins every year -- for bait to catch endangered sharks. STOP THIS NOW!
Hurry! Sign Now! Tell China to Stop Killing Sharks and Serving Shark Fin Soup!
Animals  (tags: Sharks, animal cruelty, endangered species, animal rights, China )

- 692 days ago -
This barbaric practice must come to a stop! Sharks are an important part of the oceanic ecosystem and by killing them off you are harming that very delicate balance. Stop doing it China! 144 signatures is not enough, we must get to ten thousand!
AUSTRALIA: Conservationists Vow to Sabotage WA Shark Kill Policy
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, sharks, animaladvocates, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, humans, environment )

- 695 days ago -
Western Australia's shark killing policy is continuing to anger local conservationists.
TAKE ACTION NOW! End Shark Killings NOW in Western Australia
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, animalcruelty, sharks, killing, slaughter, protection, animaladvocates, animalrights )

- 698 days ago -
The Western Australian Government has recently announced new "shark mitigation" strategies, including plans to track, bait, and destroy sharks if larger than 3 m. Any white shark, tiger shark or bull shark greater than 3m total length caught on the drum l
PETITION - Ban Shark Finning! - China Bans Shark Fin Soup at State Banquets--But Not for the Shark's Sake
Animals  (tags: sharks, cruelty, abuse, suffering, protection )

- 703 days ago -
Chinas' new regulation on the controversial dish is all about presenting an appropriately Communist image at official dinners, the reason for the ban has nothing to do with animal welfare­, it's all about money. -- SIGN THIS PETITION TO BAN SHARK FINNING!
TAKE ACTION NOW! AUSTRALIA: Stop Plan to Kill Threatened Sharks - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, sharks, endangered, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, animaladvocates )

- 713 days ago -
he Western Australia government recently announced plans to kill sharks that come too close to shore. In a frantic effort to reduce the increasing frequency of attacks, commercial fishermen will be hired to catch and kill sharks that enter zones near popu
TAKE ACTION NOW! Will You Side With Sharks?
Animals  (tags: sharks, protection, wildlife, laws, activism, animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare )

- 725 days ago -
The sale of shark fins is banned in eight U.S. states, but these bans are in danger. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently challenged state shark fin bans with proposed regulations that could overrule existing bans...

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