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Speak Up: A Shark Finning Ban Should Actually Protect Sharks ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

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Every year, we're fishing more and more smoothhound sharks, and there's no limit on how many animals can be caught. But instead of ensuring healthy populations of these sharks, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission is making life even more

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Pat B (356)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 5:59 am

. (0)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 6:35 am
Signed and Noted.

Shana M (56)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 6:45 am
SIgned and noted. Thanks

Past Member (0)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 7:46 am
Done,thx Cher.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 7:57 am
NS&S. Thanks for sending your letter for sharks!

Joe R (190)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 8:16 am
Thanks Cher. Signed and noted.

Sandi C (98)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 8:31 am

. (0)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 9:16 am
The shark fin soup is a succulent dish of oriental cuisine.
That's why we Italians ignoring the cruel practice of "shark finning", or cutting the fins of sharks while they are still alive, then if the whole animal is not interested, fishermen thrown back into the sea the body of the shark, often still alive.
Each year in the world are captured seventy million sharks for a total proceeds of a billion dollars.
A huge figure, grown especially since the 80s, even for the widespread dissemination of Chinese restaurants all over the globe.
At the Hong Kong market a kilo of shark can cost $ 390 while in Europe, where people mainly eat its meat only, the price drops dramatically to $ 9 per pound.
The European Commission has presented a legislative proposal to permanently delete the finning, recommended by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, the United Nations and scientists, mainly because it would save sharks from extinction.
To oppose at this legislative proposal there is Spain and Portugal the only two EU countries that continue to practice finning as traditional trading partners of the Oriental countries.
very happy to sign and note - thank you dear Cher

. (0)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 9:23 am
message sent

Past Member (0)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 10:05 am
message: sent.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 10:23 am
done thanks

Lisa Neste (207)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 10:42 am
Thanks for sending your letter for sharks!

Past Member (0)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 10:48 am
Noted & Signed

Wendy J F (62)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 11:43 am

samantha l (0)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 1:58 pm

Natalie V (27)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 2:34 pm
noted / signed

Julie P (54)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 2:53 pm
Thank you Cher!
Signed and shared

Wednesday May 8, 2013, 5:26 pm
Signed & Noted. Thanks Cher

Freya H (357)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 5:34 pm
Noted and signed, of course, of course.

Lisa W (143)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 5:52 pm
Done, TY Cher!

Ruth C (87)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 6:10 pm

Ellen G (325)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 7:18 pm

Animae C (514)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 7:47 pm
3 signatures

Thanks for sending your letter for sharks!

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (44)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 1:47 am

Arwen Woods (207)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 2:36 am
Gladly signed, noted and shared. Thanks Cher.x

Danuta W (1250)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 3:12 am

Helmut H (28)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 5:59 am
Message sent, thanks Cher!

Constance F (418)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 8:16 am
Thanks for sending your letter for sharks!

Past Member (0)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 8:18 am
Thanks for sending your letter for sharks!
S&n thx Cher:)

End CrueltyDeb Williams-Shepard (154)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 11:35 am

s.parameswaran Shanmugam (11)
Friday May 10, 2013, 8:39 am
noted and signed

Leslene Dunn (84)
Monday May 13, 2013, 2:27 am
Noted and signed.

Carol H (229)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 1:26 pm
signed and noted

Sara P (54)
Monday May 20, 2013, 7:53 am
Signed, thanks Cher.

Evelyn B (79)
Saturday June 1, 2013, 6:42 pm
Noted and Signed Tks. Cher....

Yvonne F (181)
Thursday September 26, 2013, 2:32 am
So signed!!! Thanks Cher
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