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EU Takes Steps to Bolster Shark Finning Bans

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, sharks, fins )

- 824 days ago -
The European Parliament voted to strengthen the European Union's current ban on shark finning-- the practice of catching a shark, removing its fins and dumping the animal back into the sea.. The original EU regulation included a loophole which allowed

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donnaa d. (14)
Monday November 26, 2012, 8:45 am
a ban is well over due, this cruel practice has to STOP!!!

Kate A. (10)
Monday November 26, 2012, 8:52 am
S/N, thank you

Gloria picchetti (301)
Monday November 26, 2012, 9:10 am
If the EU would ban shark finning it would make a big difference for though of us who want it stopped.

Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Monday November 26, 2012, 12:55 pm
Now lets see them enforce it. Thanks Cher

Past Member (0)
Monday November 26, 2012, 2:21 pm
About bloody time too. One of the oldest species on the planet and becoming rarer by the day.

Past Member (0)
Monday November 26, 2012, 2:28 pm
May this legislation come to pass.

Gvapo T. (22)
Tuesday November 27, 2012, 4:08 am
now eu needs enforce it

Arild Warud (170)
Wednesday November 28, 2012, 3:06 am
TY Cher.

Carol H. (229)
Tuesday December 11, 2012, 7:24 pm
good news, thank you Cher
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