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Demand a National Ban on Shark Fins
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, shark finning, killing, suffering, crime, law, protection )

- 196 days ago -
Prohibit the national sale and ownership of shark fins to deter people from participating in the cruel and wasteful practice of shark finning.
Tell Congress to Ban the Trade of Shark Fins in the U.S PETITION
Animals  (tags: shark finning, shark finning protection, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, protection, slaughter, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 251 days ago -
Fins from up to 73 million sharks end up in the global fin trade every year.
Sharks Need Your Help (Dutch Caribbean) PETITION
Animals  (tags: conservation, environment, wildlife, killing, sharks, sharks protection welfare, shark finning )

- 384 days ago -
what threats sharks face and what we can do to safeguard them for the future.
Leonardo DiCaprio, Morgan Freeman Join Call to Ban Sale of Shark Fins in U.S.
Animals  (tags: shark finning, shark finning protection, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, protection )

- 385 days ago -
Five of the 11 countries that export fins to the U.S. do not have shark finning bans, according to an Oceana report. It is very likely that those products come from sharks that have been finned.
Indonesia Seizes 3,000 Shark Fins Destined for Hong Kong Despite Being on Protected Species List | South China Morning Post
Animals  (tags: Sharks, shark finning, shark fin trade, indonesia, Hong Kong, AnimalWelfare, endangered, GoodNews, slaughter, conservation )

- 650 days ago -
Well, it's a start. Indonesian authorities have seized about 3,000 shark fins that were about to be flown to Hong Kong.
Tell FedEx to Stop Shipping Shark Fins!
Animals  (tags: sharks, shark finning, animalcruelty, death, killed, killing, endangered, extinction, humans, sadness, slaughter, society, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife, law )

- 652 days ago -
Please join us in calling on FedEx to follow the example set by UPS and DHL and ban the shipment of shark fins!
Help Save These Imperiled Sharks!
Animals  (tags: sharks, shark finning, shark meat trade, animalcruelty, conservation, death, endangered, ethics, extinction, habitat, humans, killed, killing, slaughter, society, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 674 days ago -
The smooth hammerhead and bigeye thresher sharks are experiencing alarming population declines and need your help immediately.
Commend Crackdown on Illegal Shark Killing
Animals  (tags: sharks, shark finning, cruelty, extinction, protection, suffering, endangered, conservation, wildlife, oceans, animal rights, animal welfare, animal crueltyslaughter, crime, GoodNews )

- 686 days ago -
Praise recent seizure of over 2,000 pounds of shark fins by the California Department of Wildlife - it's at least a good beginning but more needs to be done to save the sharks!
End Shark Finning Once And For All!
Animals  (tags: shark finning, animalcruelty, conservation, cruelty, death, extinction, humans, killed, killing, law, protection, sadness, slaughter, society, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 736 days ago -
Many countries have banned it, but shark finning continues to threaten endangered shark species with extinction.
Ban Shark Fin Products in US & Save Sharks From Extinction ! Please SIGN and SHARE !!!
Animals  (tags: shark finning, protection, shark fin soup, extinction )

- 823 days ago -
Every year over 73,000,000 (million!) sharks are killed. Shark populations have dropped as much as 90%. The vast majority of sharks are killed for shark fin soup.
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 )

- 1453 days ago -
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
Animals  (tags: sharks, massacred, slaughtered, shark finning, cruelty, suffering, pledge to no shark finning, welfare )

- 2190 days ago -
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 )

- 2205 days ago -
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 )

- 2213 days ago -
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 )

- 2316 days ago -
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

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