EU and UK have joined forces to end the trade of shark fins in Europe! Shark Guardian drives ‘UK Parliament Petition’ to ban the fin trade in Great Britain while Shark Project and Stop Finning EU drive the campaign in Europe!
** UK Citizens Petition to ban shark fin Imports and Exports
- For this petition to carry the most weight, you must be a UK Citizen to sign the petition. At 100,000 signatures the petition is considered for debate in parliament where the push will be made for legislative changes that will protect sharks.
If you're a UK Citizen, please sign here: https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/300535
** EU Citizens Petition to ban shark fin Imports and Exports
- For EU Citizens, you can support a ban on shark finning imports and exports through this petition: https://eci.ec.europa.eu/012/public/#/screen/home
For more information:
Check out the Finspire Change UK campaign by Shark Guardian! You can read all about it here: https://www.sharkguardian.org/campaign-finspire-change
Read more about the EU Citizens Stop Shark Finning initiative here: https://stop-finning.eu/european-citizens-initiative/?lang=en
Check out Shark Project for more information about protecting sharks! https://www.sharkproject.org/en/
The demand for shark fin soup drives the decimation of fish: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/jun/04/marine-gold-rush-demand-shark-fin-soup
Article regarding the 50 TONNES of shark fins that Britain has exported since 2017: https://unearthed.greenpeace.org/2019/07/29/shark-fin-soup-uk/amp/&ved=2ahUKEwi716XKo6XpAhVELewKHalHD-gQFjAYegQIBxAB&usg=AOvVaw0rbRO7ze9c3T0P18VM3LeK&cf=1&cshid=1588975850016/
Scuba Diver Magazine - Article about UK petition: https://www.scubadiving.com/petition-seeks-to-ban-shark-fin-imports-in-united-kingdom
Scubaverse - Article about the petition as well: https://www.scubaverse.com/call-for-the-uk-government-to-ban-the-importation-of-shark-fins/