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Petition: Stop FedEx From Shipping Shark Fins Target: CEO of FedEx, Frederick W. Smith
Animals  (tags: shark, shark fins, FedEx, extinction, animalcruelty, AnimalWelfare, slaughter, suffering, soup, UPS, gluttony, fisherman, endangered, cruelty, animals, protection )

- 38 days ago -
Over 73 million sharks are killed each year for shark fin soup. Fins are cut off the shark, they're tossed back into the water, where it sinks to the bottom & they drown & die.
Ban Shipment of Shark Fins. Petition Please.
Animals  (tags: shark fins, animalcruelty, animalrights, conservation, slaughter, suffering, petition )

- 47 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! Goal: 30,000 âEUR¢ Progress: 30
Canada - Ban the Distribution, Consumption and Sale of Shark Fins.
Animals  (tags: Canada, shark fins, marine, sharks, protect, petition, animal welfare )

- 215 days ago -
Sharks âEUR" the apex predators of the oceans âEUR" have survived 400 million years of evolution, yet many species may face extinction within our lifetime. Up to 100 million sharks are being killed every year.
Tell Costa Rica to Stop Fueling the Extinction of Endangered Hammerhead Sharks
Animals  (tags: hammerhead sharks, shark fins, endagered species, animalcruelty, conservation, death, humans, killed, killing, protection, sadness, slaughter, society, wildanimals )

- 261 days ago -
TAKE ACTION! Sign our petition calling on the President of Costa Rica to immediately end the cruel practice of exporting shark fins from Costa Rica.
GOOD NEWS! Indonesia's National Airline Carrier Bans Shark Fins
Animals  (tags: endangered, goodnews, shark fins, politics, protection, animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare )

- 733 days ago -
Indonesia's national carrier Garuda Indonesia has joined a growing number of airlines looking to curb the international shark fin trade by banning the transport of shark fins and other shark products on their aircraft
Illinois Becomes First Inland State to Ban Shark Fin Trade
Animals  (tags: Oceana, Ecosystems, Sharks, shark fins, cruelty, abuse, extinction, killing, protection, suffering, conservation )

- 1239 days ago -
SPRINGFIELD - Oceana, the largest international advocacy group working solely to protect the world's oceans, applauded Illinois Governor Patrick Quinn yesterday for signing into law a ban on the sale, trade, distribution and possession of shark fins
ACTION ALERT: Tell Costa Rica to Stop Shark Finning! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: shark fins, horrendous cruety, butchered alive, costa rica, protection )

- 1267 days ago -
Shark fin trading in Costa Rica, or shark finning, is an illegal practice in the country. Yet it still continues. Shark finning is a cruel and barbaric practice of cutting off the fins of live sharks, and throwing the helpless body overboard.
Help Ban the Sale of Shark Fins in Australia! TAKE ACTION!
Animals  (tags: Australia, sharks, shark fins, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, death, cruelty, suffering, protection, sadness, killing, slaughter, wildlife )

- 1352 days ago -
Millions of sharks around the world suffer a prolonged and painful death for a mere bowl of soup -- shark fin soup. With the fins being the only 'valuable' parts of their bodies, fishermen are often known to cut off sharks' fins while the animals are..
PETITION ALERT: CA State Senator Ted Lieu: Support CA Assembly Bill 376, Ban the Sale and Possession of Shark Fins.!
Animals  (tags: shark fins, legalistation, protection, assembly bill, shark protection, survival, disappearing )

- 1564 days ago -
Approximately 73 million sharks per year are killed to provide fins for shark fin soup, a luxury popular in the Cantonese community. The soup can sell for upwards of $100 a bowl.
ACTION ALERT: Help Make Shark Fin Possession Illegal in California ! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: shark fins, sharks massacred, laws, protection, california, crime )

- 1592 days ago -
The California Senate is now deliberating Assembly Bill 376. This bill will make it illegal to possess shark fins in California. Because most of the fins harvested in the Americas must pass though California, the bill will have a huge international
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 )

- 1724 days ago -
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.
ACTION ALERT: Urge Organizations to Cease the Sale of Shark Fin Soup ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: sharks, marine mammals, oceans, protection, killed, mutilated, shark fins, cruelty )

- 1810 days ago -
Different wildlife organizations hold donations and petitions to stop sharks from becoming critically endangered, even though, fining carries on. It is incredibly hard to stop the public from visiting shark fin soup retailers, but if we can find a way
Hawaii Passes Ban on Possession, Sale or Distribution of Shark Fins ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, shark fins, Hawaii, ban, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 1937 days ago -
Please thank the Governor of Hawaii for signing into law the ban on shark fins in that state.
Shark Fin Off the Menu in Hawaii
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, sharks, shark fins, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 2034 days ago -
This week marked a milestone in efforts to protect sharks. The Hawaii state legislature, in a near unanimous vote, passed Senate Bill 2169, which prohibits the possession, sale, and distribution of shark fins in the state. It is the first law of its
Armed With Many Weapons, We Are Killing Our Oceans
Animals  (tags: marine mammals, overfishing, habitat destruction, whaling, shark fins, humans, destruction )

- 2195 days ago -
What he's seeing are oceans in crisis, their health potentially at a tipping point: gratuitously destructive overfishing, endangered underwater "big game" (100 million sharks killed each year), dying coral reefs, and subtle but potentially catastrophic

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