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Big Win for Sharks: European Union Bans All Shark Finning
Animals  (tags: sharks, fins, decline, oceans, ban, good news, European Union, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, environment, cruelty, protection, slaughter, sadness, suffering, wildanimals )

Giana
- 743 days ago - treehugger.com
Shark fishing and finning is responsible for the shockingly steep decline in the populations of our oceans' apex predators -- as much as 99% drop among several species. Sharks, a vital part of marine ecosystems, are disappearing throughout the world.
URGENT: Deadline July 8 - Oppose Cruel Shark Finnig!
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, sharks, fins, fining, animalwelfare, AnimalWelfare, abuse, abused, ethics, wildlife, wildanimals, suffering, slaughter, killing, cruelty )

Julie
- 757 days ago - awionline.org
Shark finning is the inhumane practice of cutting off a shark's fins, often while the shark is still alive, and discarding the body into the ocean to die. Please, submit your comments by July 8 to ensure that bans against shark finning are not weakened.
Make Pennsylvania Fin Free ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, sharks, fins, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, suffering, habitat )

CherAway
- 1057 days ago - sharkangels.com
Please support the introduction of a bipartisan bill to ban the possession, trade, distribution and sale of shark fins. In doing so, you will be giving sharks a much needed chance to recover, while protecting our oceans, and all who depend upon them.
Ban Shark Fins in Canada ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, sharks, fins, Canada, killing, suffering, protection, environment, wildlife, wildanimals )

CherAway
- 1412 days ago - petitiononlinecanada.com
Coun. Glenn De Baeremaeker is proposing a ban on shark fin in Toronto but this won't work unless the ban is coast to coast.
The Bahamas Announces Ban on Commercial Shark Fishing
Animals  (tags: Sharks, Bahamas, ban, fishing, sale, import, export, fins, Chinese cuisine, global shark conservation, 2011 year of the Shark, endangered, extinction, Atlantic Ocean archipelago )

Rosemary
- 1483 days ago - diverwire.com
(DiverWire) - Sharks in the Bahamas can breathe more easily after the nation's government announced today that all commercial shark fishing in the approximately 630,000 square kilometers (243,244 square miles) of the country's waters is now prohibited.
Stop the Import of Shark Fins to Canada ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, sharks, fins, imports, environment, protection, death, killing, suffering, wildlife )

CherAway
- 1704 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Every year over a hundred thousand shark fins are imported to Canada from the PRC (People's Republic of China). Many of the Shark fins imported are from sharks on the IUCN list of threatened animals.
Stop Shark Finning ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, sharks, fins, protection, environment, wildlife, wildanimals )

CherAway
- 1828 days ago - change.org
By closing loopholes in the Shark Finning Prohibition Act of 2000, this bill will help put an end to the wasteful practice of "finning" -- slicing off a shark's valuable fins for soup and tossing the body back to sea -- and ensure the US is a leader
Stop Exporting Shark Fins From Peru ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, sharks, fins, exports, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, death )

CherAway
- 1884 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
3 sharks are being killed every second so people can use their fins to make shark fin soup. Shark fins are a billion dollar industry. At least 8,000 tones of shark fins are shipped to restaurants around the world.
Sharks Face Extinction in Arab Seas! Video!
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, sharks, fins, environment, death, killing, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

CherAway
- 1961 days ago - english.aljazeera.net
Numerous species of sharks in the Arabian seas are facing a growing threat of extinction as demand for their fins rises across the world.
Sign Petition: Put An End to Shark Finning - Not on Our Menu!
Animals  (tags: animals, ocean, japan, china, malay, asia, marine, food chain, sharks, fins, sadness, suffering, cruelty, endangered, extinction, protection )

Tom
- 2314 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Sharks survived the mass extinction of the dinosaurs but are now in danger of being lost forever. By removing apex predators from the food chain, we tilt the ecological balance of our seas. This threatens the stability of all marine life and humanity.
Shark Fins Allegedly Found on Foreign Vessel
Animals  (tags: australia, indonesia, marine wildlife, shars, fins, endangered, extinction, humans, suffering, slaughter, sadness, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2393 days ago - thewest.com.au
A foreign fishing vessel which allegedly had 30kg of shark fin on board has been picked up in Australian waters. Customs said the Indonesian vessel was apprehended in the Australian Fishing Zone off the Western Australian coast on Wednesday. It was
Fin Soup Threatens Survival of Ocean Sharks
Animals  (tags: sharks, fins, overfishing, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

CherAway
- 2622 days ago - economictimes.indiatimes.com
Overfishing partly caused by booming demand for shark fin soup, a delicacy in some Asian countries, is threatening the existence of 11 kinds of ocean sharks, an international study showed on Thursday.
Demand for Shark Meat Overwhelms Scientists
Animals  (tags: sharks, shark meat, fins, protection, humans, death, sadness, killed, killing )

John (Aqu
- 2710 days ago - iol.co.za
The increasing international demand for shark meat and shark fins, which is pushing some species towards extinction, has caught marine scientists and managers by surprise, says one of Cape Town's few shark scientists.
Sharks Disappearing as Fin Chopping Rises-Expert
Animals  (tags: sharks, killing, fins, animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, endangered, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

CherAway
- 2720 days ago - arabtimesonline.com
Populations of tiger, bull, dusky and other sea sharks have plummeted by more than 95 percent since the 1970s as fisherman kill the animals for their fins or when they scoop other fish from the ocean, according to an expert from the World Conservation
   

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