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Simone
- 2932 days ago - news.change.org
Shark fin soup, a delicacy consumed mostly by wealthy Chinese, is leading to the decimation of tens of millions of sharks every year. But now Toronto, the largest city in Canada and 5th largest in North America, is poised to add some...er, teeth,



   

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Andrea Nemec (213)
Tuesday July 5, 2011, 7:34 am
Noted and signed! Thanks!
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 5, 2011, 8:05 am
Thanks, noted and signed.
 

Danica R (0)
Tuesday July 5, 2011, 10:37 am
signed
 

. (1)
Tuesday July 5, 2011, 12:55 pm
Signed. Thank you.
 

Constance F (418)
Tuesday July 5, 2011, 1:43 pm
Action already taken. Signed and emailed on Shark fin with other orgs. on and on...Disgusting.
 

Fran F (116)
Tuesday July 5, 2011, 8:01 pm
Calling shark fin soup a delicacy makes it sound better than it actually tastes: it's rather blah and certainly not worth all the costs. I tried some years ago before learning about the resulting brutality, waste and environmental devastation. Definitely signed and shared. Thanks, Simone.
 

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Tuesday July 5, 2011, 8:11 pm
Stop killing sharks! The end of sharks equals the end of humans! Signed, noted, thanks Simone.
 

Shelly Peterson (213)
Tuesday July 5, 2011, 9:00 pm
Signed!!
 

ANA MARIJA R (200)
Wednesday July 6, 2011, 2:16 am
delicacy?! ughhh yuck
gladly S@N
thank you, Simone!
 

Nancy Roussy (79)
Wednesday July 6, 2011, 3:48 am
Already signed and noted, thank you!
 

. (0)
Wednesday July 6, 2011, 1:54 pm
Signed.
 

Danuta Watola (1251)
Thursday July 7, 2011, 3:59 am
Thanks for sharing.
 

Victor F. (0)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 9:17 pm
The fact that these fat cat beaurocrats need people to sign a petition to make shark fin soup illegal is frankly insulting. These people sit behind their paper work and are so completely inept that a matter as big as this has to go through 10.000 civilians before they do anything about it. Stupid! this matter shouldn't even have be qu...estioned. Shark fin should be illegal world wide! Shark fining is the most vile form of animal cruelty in practice. if people saw baby seals having their limbs cut off and being drowned (most sharks can't breathe without swimming) sealing would be illegal. We turn a blind eye to sharks because of an irrational fear and dislike for them. Sharks are so important for the stability of the oceans. for 300 million years plus eco systems have evolved to have sharks keep populations in check. Now we come along and in a matter of years almost every kind of shark is endangered No sharks = no food for us. We have already screwed our selves by killing off food fish populations world wide. killing off sharks isn't just shooting ourselves in the foot, its cutting off our leg and everyone else's. lets smarten up a bit counsellors. Forget the petitions, just do it yourselves! MAKE SHARK FIN SOUP ILLEGAL. WORLD WIDE!
 

Ben R. (0)
Wednesday August 31, 2011, 11:17 pm
criminalising shark fin soup criminalizes the shark fin soup dealers. plenty of people get high from shark fin soup and use shark fin soup for medical reasons. keep shark fin soup legal.
 

Ben R. (0)
Wednesday August 31, 2011, 11:18 pm
plenty of people use shark fin soup for medical reasons. criminalizing shark fin soup criminalizes the shark fin soup dealers. keep shark fin soup legal.
 

Mem T (1)
Tuesday November 1, 2011, 3:11 pm
congratulations on VICTORY! toronto has banned Toronto city council has voted to ban the sale of shark fin in the city.

The ban, suggested by councillors John Parker, Glenn De Baeremaeker and Kristyn Wong-Tam, will outlaw the possession, sale, trade and distribution of shark fins or their derivative products.

The proposal passed easily - by a vote of 38 to 4.
 
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