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These Sharks Once Ruled the Seas. Now They're Nearly Gone.
Animals  (tags: fin trade, sharks, endangered, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, humans, wildanimals, protection, wildlife )

Cal
- 15 hours ago - nationalgeographic.com
Oceanic whitetips, famous for attacking shipwrecked sailors, have been decimated by fishing and the shark fin trade.
TAKE ACTION NOW! End Illegal Shark Fishing in Protected Sanctuary
Animals  (tags: sharks, Shark protection, wildanimals, wildlife, protection, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 12 days ago - forcechange.com
Increase enforcement of shark fishing bans in the Marshall Islands National Shark Sanctuary.
Demand Truth About Protected Whale Shark Caught By a Fishing Trawler PETITION!
Animals  (tags: sharks, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, killing, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animals )

Cal
- 25 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Conduct a full investigation of a suspicious encounter between the Geelong Star and a whale shark.
Sharks Need Your Help (Dutch Caribbean) PETITION
Animals  (tags: conservation, environment, wildlife, killing, sharks, sharks protection welfare, shark finning )

Adeline
- 26 days ago - change.org
what threats sharks face and what we can do to safeguard them for the future.
Protect Our Hammerhead Sharks
Animals  (tags: sharks, hammerhead sharks, endangered, animalwelfare, environment, habitat, humans, suffering, protection, oceans, law, slaughter, wildlife, death, conservation )

Sara
- 158 days ago - marineconservation.org.au
Globally, shark populations are in decline and many species are threatened, largely due to fishing pressure and other human impacts. This includes three species of hammerheads killed in Australian fisheries, the great hammerhead, the scalloped hammerhead.
SIGN THIS PETITION! Help Us Save the Endangered Hammerhead Shark in Australian Waters.
Animals  (tags: endangered, sharks, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, protection )

Cal
- 161 days ago - seashepherd.org.au
The Australian Government is proposing to allow the harvest of three species of threatened and endangered Hammerhead sharks
SIGN PLEASE! Stop the Shark Culling in Western Australia
Animals  (tags: cruelty, animals, animalwelfare, shark cull, sharks, protection, slaughter, wildlife, wildanimals, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 179 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The Western Australian government is all set to implement a shark cull. The plan is to bait more than 70 hooks and kill any shark that is longer than three meters (9 feet).
TAKE ACTION NOW! NOAA: Stop the Dusky Shark Decline!
Animals  (tags: sharks, overfishing, bycatch, endangered, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, humans, protection, environment, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 214 days ago - act.oceana.org
Atlantic duskies have declined by up to 85 percent over the last 40 years as a result of overfishing and bycatch.
There Are Sharks Living in a Volcano, and This Is Not a Drill
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, nature, sharks, environment )

Cal
- 232 days ago - grist.org
Just when you think the world canâEUR(TM)t get any surprise you any more, you learn that there are sharks swimming around in a volcano. Truth really is stranger than fiction
There's a Reason Why We're Told to Live Every Week Like It's Shark Week.
Animals  (tags: Sharks )

Michael
- 238 days ago - upworthy.com
They are glorious, majestic apex predators that affect entire ecosystems with their toothy, subaqueous badassery and demand our constant admiration and respect.
Ban Shark Finning in Australia
Animals  (tags: sharks, finning, Australia, Change.org, apex predator, Groupers, Malcolm Turnbull, Australian Prime Minister, protection, animalcruelty, killed, killing, suffering, endangered, slaughter, ethics, ban, law, parrotfish, algaesadness, death )

Shelli
- 253 days ago - change.org
It has come to my attention that Australia has been doing very little to Prevent shark finning. This practice kills 73 million sharks a year, 3 every second.
Tell GNC to Stop Selling Products With Shark Cartilage
Animals  (tags: Sharks, GNC, cartilage, remedy, arthritis, suffering, Moveon.org, anti-cancer properties, popular supplement, misleading marketing, The General Nutrition Center, consumers, protection, animalcruelty, endangered, extinction, animalrights, animalwelfare, cruelty )

Shelli
- 255 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Up to 100 million sharks are killed every year, what more do we need to motivate action?! GNC should know better & so should consumers!
Remove the Nets
Animals  (tags: sharks, nets, conservation, KwaZulu-Natal, petition, environmental impact, South Africa, dolphins, turtles, rays, animalcruelty, cruelty, endangered, protection, extinction, culling, environmental issues, protection, suffering, animalrights )

Shelli
- 255 days ago - removethenets.com
Indicate your support for the removal of shark nets throughout KwaZulu-Natal.
Stop Culling the WA Sharks!
Animals  (tags: sharks, culling, Western Australia government, shark attack, risk, Premier and Minister of Fisheries, critically endangered, vulnerable, cruelty, animalcruelty, animalrights, protection, suffering, Great White Shark, conservation, petition, ethics, habitat )

Shelli
- 255 days ago - communityrun.org
It is not humane for the Western Australian government to implement shark culling as a method of reducing the risk of shark attack.
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 )

Cat
- 293 days ago - scmp.com
Well, it's a start. Indonesian authorities have seized about 3,000 shark fins that were about to be flown to Hong Kong.
 

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