Thursday, November 19, 2009

Senate Committee Passes Bill to End Shark Finning in the US

The US takes a step in the right direction. Let's hope other countries follow suit.

The Shark Conservation Act of 2009, which aims to close loopholes in current shark finning legislation, was passed by the House of Representatives in March:

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Shark Savers and WildAid billboard campaign

Here is a great way to take action for sharks. Shark Savers and WildAid have teamed up to create a new campaign in China aimed at stopping the ugly and destructive practice of shark finning. Through this program anyone is able to purchase a "say 'no' to shark fin soup" bus stop billboard featuring NBA star Yao Ming, an influential and respected Chinese native. For $100 this billboard will stay in place for a year. See more details at this link:

If you're looking for holiday gift ideas, this is a good and noble one.

Act now and one of generous Shark Savers' sponsors will double your contribution! This is a special opportunity to support a crucial cause -- saving sharks!