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NOAA Backs Down In Dispute Over California Shark Fin Law

NOAA Backs Down In Dispute Over California Shark Fin Law Huffman: “Pleased that NOAA has decided not to interfere with the progress California and other states have made in ending the cruel practice of shark finning” WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), who has led the Congressional effort to protect California’s landmark law banning the sale, … Continue reading NOAA Backs Down In Dispute Over California Shark Fin Law

Take Action in Support of the California Shark Fin Bill AB 376

The Shark Fin Bill will reduce demand for fins and will help enforcement in our ports.  The Bill has passed the Assembly and Senate Committees and is going to the full Senate next week. We Must Act Today! Please support this bill by calling or sending letters or emails to: 1.  California residents: Send a … Continue reading Take Action in Support of the California Shark Fin Bill AB 376

Victories for Sharks in 2010 & Work to do

This year shark victories resounded around the world, including good news here in the USA.  Last week the House approved the Shark Conservation Act as amended and passed by the Senate and championed by Senator Kerry and Representative Madeline Bordallo. This bill will close loopholes allowing landing of sharks with fins unattached, and strengthens importation … Continue reading Victories for Sharks in 2010 & Work to do