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GOOD NEWS! Indonesia's National Airline Carrier Bans Shark Fins
Animals  (tags: endangered, goodnews, shark fins, politics, protection, animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare )

- 1429 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 )

- 1935 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 )

- 1964 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 )

- 2048 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 )

- 2260 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 )

- 2288 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 )

- 2420 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 )

- 2506 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 )

- 2633 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 )

- 2730 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 )

- 2891 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
ACTION ALERT: Take the No Shark Fin Pledge!!!
Animals  (tags: no, shark fins, sharks slaughtered, massacred, soups, endangered, oceanlife, protection, laws )

- 3002 days ago -
Help stop needless cruelty and save endangered species: Say NO to shark fin products. Each year, millions of sharks are hunted, have their fins sliced off, and then are thrown back into the ocean, dead or dying. "Finning" is done to satisfy an appetit
Help Stop Needless Cruelty and Save Endangered Species: Say NO to Shark Fin Products ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, sharks, products, shark fins, AnimalWelfare, death, environment, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3103 days ago -
Each year, millions of sharks are hunted, have their fins sliced off, and then are thrown back into the ocean, dead or dying. "Finning" is done to satisfy an appetite for dishes such as shark fin soup, which may be served by Chinese restaurants and
Scuba Diver Helps Get Shark Fin Soup Off Menu
Animals  (tags: Barona Valley Ranch Resort & Casino, marine wildlife, sharks, shark fins, soup, scuba diver, endangered, extinction, slaughter, sadness, suffering, protection )

- 3206 days ago -
Some local scuba divers and an executive chef combined this week to eliminate a controversial seafood item from a menu for a Chinese New Year celebration. Scuba-diving enthusiast Carl Robbins noticed the menu in an advertising flyer from Barona Valley

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