Tag Archives: California Shark Fin Ban

Call or Write these Senators in opposition to AB 376

Please call these Senators- especially if you are in their district- and ask them to support shark protection.  Talking points on our home page link. The following five senators have publicly spoken out against AB 376, voted against AB 376 in committee, or abstained in committee. Senator Yee (D-San Francisco) – (publicly opposed) – Sacramento … Continue reading Call or Write these Senators in opposition to AB 376

Sharks of the Philippines and Shark Fins in Asia

In May and June of 2011 I accompanied the 2011 California Academy of Sciences Philippines Biodiversity Expedition as videographer and scientist, exploring, explaining and protecting the natural world.  In over 1000 dives our team observed only two sharks. These whitetip reef sharks generally frequent a local reef and were protected by a dive resort.  If … Continue reading Sharks of the Philippines and Shark Fins in Asia

AB 376 Vote Soon; Voters Please Contact these Assemblymembers

We are getting close to the Vote on the Shark Fin Bill.  Please contact (and have others in these districts) contact members and respectfully ask that they vote yes on this legislation when it is heard on the Assembly Floor (any day now!). Many Assemblymembers are hearing from constituents and are solidly committed to voting … Continue reading AB 376 Vote Soon; Voters Please Contact these Assemblymembers