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Shark Fin Free Toolkit Sierra Club Activist Network 2012 Proposal

Shark Fin Free Toolkit Sierra Club Activist Network 2012 Proposal   1. What measurable outcome do you want to achieve in the world? To protect shark populations and begin to restore the balance of our oceans by banning the unsustainable shark fin trade through grassroots activism. 2. Why? The practice of shark finning is the … Continue reading Shark Fin Free Toolkit Sierra Club Activist Network 2012 Proposal

Shark Sentinels- relying on non profits and divers to identify poachers

    Pirate headliners who illegally enter Cocos Island: vessels Albatros, Franju III, and Chaday 1   (November 28, San Jose, Costa Rica) The shameful first place prize for illegal entrance goes to "Albatros" with 23 illegal entries, followed by the vessel "Franju III" with 20 illegal entries, and in third place "Chaday1" with 18.  … Continue reading Shark Sentinels- relying on non profits and divers to identify poachers

To London City Council: Support a shark fin ban

Mayor Joe Fontana jfontana@london.ca ext. 4920 Ward 1 Councillor Bud Polhill bpolhill@london.ca ext. 4882 Ward 2 Councillor Bill Armstrong barmstro@london.ca ext. 4943 Ward 3 Councillor Joe Swan jswan@london.ca ext. 7015 Ward 4 Councillor Steve Orser sorser@london.ca ext. 7012 Ward 5 Councillor Joni Baechler jbaechle@london.ca ext. 2444 Ward 6 Councillor Nancy Branscombe nbransco@london.ca ext. 7014 ph. … Continue reading To London City Council: Support a shark fin ban

Shark Champion Assemblyman Jared Huffman to be honored for Shark Protection Act

10/28/11 Press Release For Immediate Distribution Media Contact: David McGuire  415 350-3790 Ocean Champion Assemblyman Jared Huffman (D-Marin/Sonoma), will be honored Sunday October 30 at Sea Stewards annual Sharktoberfest event with the Turtle Island Restoration Network.With Assemblyman Paul Fong (D. Cupertino) was co-author of the California Shark Protection Act, AB 376. Governor Jerry Brown signed … Continue reading Shark Champion Assemblyman Jared Huffman to be honored for Shark Protection Act