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AA GOES FIN FREE!

Updated on 20th April 2015

American Airlines announces ban on shipment of shark fins. San Jose, Costa Rica (April 7, 2015) – Conservation groups PRETOMA and Turtle Island Restoration Network found evidence that hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna lewini) were being exported from Costa Rican ports and …   Read More

Texas Shark Finning Bill Passes House

Updated on 18th April 2015

Will the Texas Shark Finning Bill Make it This Time? The Texas House of Representatives passed a House bill that would ban the sale, trade, purchase and transportation of shark fins in the state, and the bill now will go …   Read More

70% Cut Back on Shark Fin in China

Updated on 18th April 2015

16% stopped eating the delicacy in the past five years, and 90% want a ban on sales to protect rare animals as attitudes to wildlife change. Hong Kong is witnessing a pronounced shift in attitudes towards the consumption of shark …   Read More

Shark Week without sharks is just Week

Updated on 15th August 2014

Sure, we kill 100 million sharks a year, but it’s hard to get worked up over losing a carnivorous fish that, if the Sci-Fi channel is to be believed, is out to kill every last cast member of Beverly Hills 90210. I mean, if those fish aren’t stopped, we’ll never get the Peach Pit 25th Anniversary Reunion we’ve all been dreaming of.   Read More

Conservation Group jumps in to Save Shark Week!

Updated on 10th August 2014

United Conservationists announces the Fin FreeTM campaign to ban shark fins worldwide – saving sharks and Shark Week from extinction! “100 Million sharks are killed each year, mostly to fuel the demand for shark fin soup, decimating shark populations by …   Read More



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