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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 )

Jacquelin
- 2172 days ago - www3.signonsandiego.com
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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Joycey B. (750)
Sunday January 11, 2009, 3:10 pm
It is so good to see someone who cares do something about it. Good man. Thanks Jacqueline.
 

Jim Phillips (3202)
Sunday January 11, 2009, 8:11 pm
This is a very good example of one person doing something to help with the declining state of affairs for sharks.

Here is a petition to help get shark finning outlawed: Tell Congress: Ban Shark Finning:

The new Congress has hit the ground running, with the introduction of the Shark Conservation Act (HR 81). This bill would require that sharks caught in all U.S. waters be landed whole with their fins still attached. Please tell your Representative to help ensure fast passage of this important piece of legislation.

Petition:

http://takeaction.oceana.org/campaign.jsp?campaign_KEY=25188

TY, Jacqueline.




 

Mirella Burgess (75)
Sunday January 11, 2009, 10:36 pm
Good on them.(scuba divers)
Oh What I would love to do to the Chinese.
Thanks Jacqueline
 
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