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Take Action! - End Trade in Endangered Shark Species - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Scalloped hammerhead sharks, endangered, shark fin soup, sad news )

Marie
- 31 days ago - forcechange.com
The National Marine Fisheries Service has just announced that scalloped hammerhead sharks, whose fins are a coveted ingredient in shark fin soup, will be classified as endangered.
Petitioning Liverpool City Council Blue Ocean Planet: Ban Shark Fin Soup and Fin Products in Liverpool - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Blue ocean planet, Liverpool, UK, shark fin soup, ban, cruelty, animals )

Marie
- 205 days ago - change.org
To support Blue Ocean Planet (BOP) in their campaign to make Liverpool Shark fin free, and to see a ban on the barbaric practice of shark finning, shark fin soup, and the trade in shark fins.
Tell Luxury Hotel to Stop Serving Cruel Entree PETITION!
Animals  (tags: shark fin soup, Dolphin slaughter, killing, suffering, sadness, humans, killed, investigation, ethics, cruelty, animalcruelty, abuse, abused, protection )

Robert
- 237 days ago - animalpetitions.org
The Earth Island Institute conducted an interview with an Indonesian fisherman in which the man described capturing dolphins to be used as shark bait. He stated that fishermen, "use dynamite placed in beer bottles and throw them at dolphins.
Demand Hilton Hotels Stop Serving Shark Fin Soup - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Demand, Hilton hotels, stop, serving, shark fin soup, sharks, decline, animals )

Marie
- 240 days ago - forcechange.com
Hilton Hotels is serving the cruel dish shark fin soup in its Asian hotels. Shark fin soup is considered a luxury item in China, but has contributed to the dramatic decline of shark populations.
Urgent ACTION Needed! Help Oceanic Whitetip Sharks
Animals  (tags: shark fin soup, sharks, whitetip sharks, endangered, extinction, wildlife, conservation )

Nancy
- 674 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Oceanic whitetip sharks--one of the most recognizable sharks in the ocean--have undergone significant population declines fueled by a global demand for their large, highly valued fins.
Dynasty Restaurant, Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City, NJ: Remove Shark Fin Soup From Their Menu ACTION
Animals  (tags: shark fin soup, sharks, Atlantic City, endangered, extinction, wildlife, conservation )

Nancy
- 719 days ago - change.org
The horrific process of shark finning involves fishermen capturing live sharks, fin them, and dump the finless animal back into the water still alive. The fins are removed with a hot metal blade. The resulting immobile shark soon dies a slow and agonizing
Take Shark Fin Soup Off the Menu in BC Canada! TAKE ACTION!
Animals  (tags: sharks, shark fin soup, animals, destruction, environment, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, killing, killed, protection, suffering, wildlife )

Lindsey
- 997 days ago - gopetition.com
100-150 million sharks are killed every year. In the past 20 years, shark population has decreased by 90%. Scientists predict that within the next 15-20 years, sharks will be completely wiped out.
World's Largest Shark Sanctuary Opens: Marshall Islands
Animals  (tags: sharks, marine animals, human predation, human consumption, human overpopulation, shark fin soup, Asia, conservation, preservation, humane protections, ocean animals, flesh consumption must cease )

IE
- 1048 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Legislation created the reserve by outlawing commercial shark fishing in the islands' vast waters and forces those who accidentally catch sharks to release them. Selling sharks or shark parts on the islands is also now illegal.
No Point to Shark Fin Soup
Animals  (tags: sharks, endangered species, shark fin soup, shark hunters, ancient asia, natural remedies, animals, aquatic life, keep planet water viable, wildlife, marine, aquatic, ecosystem, stop shark finning, petitions, education, oceans, seas, aphrodisiac )

Deb
- 1126 days ago - bellaonline.com
Shark fin soup is an unnecessary food source when all the components found in a shark's fin are also found within herbal and vitamin supplements that are readily available, far less costly on our purse strings, and more responsible to our ecosystem.
No More Shark Fin Soup in Cape Town - TAKE ACTION
Animals  (tags: animals, sharks, shark fin, shark finning, shark fin soup, marine animals, shark catching, ocean, humans, environment, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare )

Yrna
- 1293 days ago - change.org
Shark finning continues to threaten the existence of sharks around the world. Of the 390 known species of sharks, 110 have been classified as endangered, threatened, or vulnerable, with current findings putting 20 species at the risk of extinction
Shark Fin Out of Vogue Among Young Asians
Animals  (tags: sharks, shark fin soup, animals, killing, AnimalWelfare, environmental impact, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 1968 days ago - reuters.com
Wildlife conservationists, who have long railed against the popularity of shark fin soup, are finally seeing signs that consumption is dropping as young Asians become aware of the environmental impact of this much prized dish.
Shark Populations Hit By Demand for Fin Soup
Animals  (tags: sharks, shark fin, shark fin trade, shark fin soup )


- 2365 days ago - newscientist.com
Populations of tiger, bull, dusky and other sea sharks have plummeted by more than 95% since the 1970s, according to an expert from the World Conservation Union.
30 'Finned' Sharks Washed Up On New Zealand Beach'
Animals  (tags: shark finning, shark, shark fin soup, new zealand, ocean, abused, abuse, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, cruelty, crime, humans, killed, killing, sadness, slaughter, suffering, wildlife, wildanimals )

John (Aqu
- 2410 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
In December a New Zealand Department of Conservation ranger came across a gruesome find in the Marlborough Sounds: the bloodied carcasses of 30 sand sharks whose fins had been cut off by commercial fishermen and the bodies thrown back into the sea - some
Filmmaker Exposes Brutal Harvesting of Shark Fins
Animals  (tags: sharks, slaughtered, shark fin soup, documentary filmed )

Betty
- 2525 days ago - www2.tbo.com
Rob Stewart's documentary, "Sharkwater," is a personal exploration of a dark underbelly of the marine world: the slaughter of millions of sharks to meet the demand for their fins. The fins are used in shark fin soup, considered a delicacy in many....
   

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