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Tell the NOAA: Don't Undermine California's Shark Finning Ban!
Animals  (tags: sharks, shark finning, wildanimals, conservation, animalrights, animaladvocates, AnimalWelfare, animalwelfare, endangered, protection, slaughter, wildlife, animalcruelty, death )

Roseann
- 453 days ago - action.ecovote.org
California's ban on shark fin sales and distribution went into full effect just a few weeks ago - but already, a federal rule change threatens to undermine our state's ban and provide cover for shark fin hunters. Deadline for public comments July 31, 2013
ACTION ALERT: Take the No Shark Fin Pledge! PLEASE SIGN PLEDGE!
Animals  (tags: sharks, massacred, slaughtered, shark finning, cruelty, suffering, pledge to no shark finning, welfare )

Simone
- 1191 days ago - secure.humanesociety.org
Help stop needless cruelty and save endangered species: Say NO to shark fin products. Each year, millions of sharks are hunted and have their fins sliced off, and then are thrown back into the ocean, dead or dying,
Chile Bans Shark Finning: Congress Unanimous
Animals  (tags: Chile, Shark Finning, Ban, animals, shark protection )

Anna
- 1205 days ago - news.discovery.com
In a move that has made the country a new leader in shark protection, Chile yesterday banned the practice of shark finning from its national waters. After months of discussions since the bill on the ban was drafted and presented by the conservation group
ACTION ALERT: Limiting/Banning of Shark Fin Trade in Singapore! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: shark finning, sharks, massacred, slaughtered, legalisation, protection singapore government )

Simone
- 1213 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Singapore is one of the main traders of sharks fins after Hong Kong. 72 million sharks are killed every year for their fins,which are made into soup. When these sharks are caught, they have their fins cut off and their carcasses are dumped back into the
Support Chinese Legislation to Ban Shark Fin, Please Take Action.
Animals  (tags: shark finning, protection, animalcruelty )

Elsie
- 1316 days ago - change.org
OVERVIEW China, Taiwan and Hong Kong account for 95% of the world's consumption of shark fins. A new proposal by a member of China's parliament seeks to ban the shark fin trade within China. The ban is the first step in saving millions of sharks
UK Shark Fin Ban - TAKE ACTION
Animals  (tags: animals, shark, shark fins, shark finning, fish, marine animals, United Kingdom, humans, shark fin trade, killing, ethics, protection, environment, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare )

Yrna
- 1327 days ago - gopetition.com
Shark finning is the barbaric act of removing the fins from a live shark and then dumping the fish back into the oceans where it suffers an agonising death. The fins are then used in the production of Shark Fin Soup.
Protect Sharks in the Bahamas - TAKE ACTION
Animals  (tags: animals, sharks, fish, marine animals, wildanimals, bahamas, shark finning, shark fishing, protection, environment, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare )

Yrna
- 1331 days ago - change.org
The Bahamas is the shark diving capital of the world. In the 1990s, a ban on longline commercial fishing provided the ocean predators - and the divers who love to swim with them - a bit of a haven around the islands. But now there's a new threat to sharks
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
- 1360 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
ACTION ALERT: YOUR TESTIMONY NEEDED TO PROTECT SHARKS IN GUAM - TAKE ACTION
Animals  (tags: animals, sharks, marine animals, guam, shark finning, protection, wildanimals, environment, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare )

Yrna
- 1368 days ago - sharkdefenders.com
Shark Defenders : Earlier this week, Guam Vice Speaker BJ Cruz and Guam Natural Resources Committee Chair Senator Rory Respicio introduced Bill No. 44-31, banning the sale and possession of shark fins in Guam.
GOOD NEWS! U.S. Finning Ban Caps Busy Year for Shark Conservation
Animals  (tags: sharks, sharks protection welfare, shark finning, government, goodnews, protection, environment, animalwelfare, animals, GoodNews, habitat, humans, wildlife, wildanimals, AnimalWelfare )

Cal
- 1402 days ago - ipsnews.net
The U.S. Congress banned shark finning in all U.S. waters Tuesday, a victory environmental advocates are hoping sends a message to international regulators.
Shark Finning Continues Despite EU Ban, Says Report
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, sharks, shark finning, wildlife, protection, endangered )

Cal
- 1415 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Loopholes in EU regulations mean that illegal shark finning is continuing undetected, a report warns.
Ocean Conservancy - Stop Shark Finning - Take Action
Animals  (tags: sharks, shark finning, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, animals, protection, humans, wildlife, extinction, endangered )

Michelle
- 1481 days ago - change.org
The wasteful practice of finning - slicing off a shark's valuable fins for soup and tossing the body back to sea - must be stopped.Please send the message below to your senators urging them to vote "YES" on The Shark Conservation Act of 2009
ACTION ALERT: Ban the Slaughter of Sharks in the Bahamas! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: sharks, slaughtered, massacred, cruelty, shark finning, disappearing, humans, destroyers )

Simone
- 1492 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Every year, up to 73 million sharks are slaughtered for their fins, meat, cartilage, liver and skin. And 30% of shark species are threatened or near threatened with extinction
Shark Slaughter Advances Into Red Sea
Animals  (tags: killing, shark finning, Egyptian territorial waters, Yemeni, fishing boats, captured, slaughter, over fishing, wildlife, suffering )

Naoko
- 1537 days ago - ipsnews.net
Six Yemeni fishing boats captured in Egyptian territorial waters in June might have gone unnoticed if not for their unusual cargo - several kilometers of long lines and over 20 tons of dead sharks.
Sharks Sold Out at CITES
Animals  (tags: diappointing, cites, sharks, unprotected, shark finning, extinction, endangered, disappearing )

Simone
- 1676 days ago - ifaw.org
Sharks were the big losers today. "CITES Parties voted by the slimmest of margins to protect porbeagle sharks, but rejected all other shark proposals at this meeting," said Dr Ralf Sonntag, Director IFAW Germany. "An Appendix II listing would have given
 

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