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GOOD NEWS! Indonesia's National Airline Carrier Bans Shark Fins


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- 2034 days ago - news.mongabay.com
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



   

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Past Member (0)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 8:17 am
Wonderful...a small step but it's something. Thx Cal
 

Sue H (7)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 8:38 am
Good news indeed, thanks.
 

Howard Crosse (21)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 9:45 am
Hopefully other carriers will follow this lead. Shark fins are yet another example of the cruelty of man toward other living creatures.
 

Lisa W (143)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 12:23 pm
good news, ty Cal
 

Irene S (69)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 1:14 pm
Very good news and a start.
 

Waltraud U (85)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 1:44 pm
aha - good - should we thanks them ?
TY
 

pam w (139)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 3:14 pm
That IS good news!
 

Hilary S (65)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 4:38 pm
and in other news we learn here of indonesia's deforestation for our hunger for palm oil - giving with one hand and taking with the other.
 

S J (124)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 5:04 pm
Good news indeed, thanks Garuda. Thanks Cal
 

Ondine J (134)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 6:05 pm
Noted,thanks Cal.Some good news
 

Shelli S (374)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 6:19 pm
SWEET!! A win 4 the sharks a right one at that. The fins belong 2 the sharks, not 2 man!
 

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 6:31 pm
Woo hoo! Thank you for the thrilling news!
 

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 6:57 pm
noted
 

. (0)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 8:28 pm
𝖌𝖗𝖊𝖆𝖙 𝖓𝖊𝖜𝖘 𝖋𝖔𝖗 𝖙𝖍𝖊 𝖘𝖍𝖆𝖗𝖐𝖘... 𝖙𝖍𝖆𝖓𝖐𝖘 𝖈𝖆𝖑!
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 1:12 am
Just wondering, did they ever transport shark fins or are they just say that they are not going to do something they never did?
 

Danuta W (1251)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 1:41 am
noted
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 1:48 am
Any improvement is a step in the right direction.Finning is a particularly cruel method of hunting sharks.after the animals fins are removed it is then discarded back into the ocean still alive to die a horrible death.
 

. (0)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 3:39 am
Merci pour cette excellente nouvelle.
 

Franshisca Dearmas (89)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 10:39 am
Wonderful news. TY Cal
 

Ben B (18)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 9:41 pm
One rarely hears good news coming out of Indonesia. I was happy to read that Indonesia has also moved to protect whale sharks, a gentle majestic fish.
 

Paul F. (0)
Wednesday November 27, 2013, 2:44 am
TRUTH BE TOLD!

Oct. 3rd, 2013 Petition posted
http://www.change.org/petitions/garuda-airlines-lionair-and-indonesia-carriers-please-stop-the-transportation-of-shark-fins

Oct. 8 Garuda claims to WWF-Indonesia they banned shark fin shipments.

Oct. 23 Garuda's cargo dept is unaware of any ban.

Nov. 18, 2013. Garuda does NOT make official announcement as indicated by WWF-Indonesia.
 
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