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Ban Shark Products from British Columbia
  • Petitioned The Provincial Government of British Columbia

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The Provincial Government of British Columbia
The Provincial Government of British Columbia

Ban Shark Products from British Columbia

    1. Kelsey Hachey
    2. Petition by

      Kelsey Hachey

      White Rock, Canada

Sharks have been on our earth for over 450 million years. They survived past the dinosaurs and yet we are driving sharks into extinction. Every year, shark specialists estimate that around 100 million sharks are slaughtered only for their fins. The rest of the body is tossed back into the ocean and the shark dies a slow painful death. The longlines used to catch sharks also catch many other species of endangered species such as turtles who die needlessly. The sharkfin market is unsustainable and detrimental to natural ocean ecosystems. We have driven many sharks to the edge of extinction, and if we don't change we are going to wipe one of the most important an beautiful species in the ocean, right off the face of this planet.

Recent signatures

    News

    1. Reached 500 signatures
    2. Posters in Development!

      Kelsey Hachey
      Petition Organizer

      By tomorrow evening we will have finished making posters to promote the petition. Once finished the files will be posted to The Panacea project website and you can download and print some out to share at work, school or with friends! Keep spreading the word!

    3. Reached 100 signatures

    Supporters

    Reasons for signing

    • Valerie Svenningsen FRANKFORT, IL
      • over 1 year ago

      Sharks are incredible creatures that deserve to be alive and free!

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    • Ashley Fallis BURNABY, CANADA
      • over 1 year ago

      Sharks are an important part of the ecosystem.

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    • CHARLOTTE DIAMOND RICHMOND, CANADA
      • over 1 year ago

      Sharks are amazing creatures and an integral part of the ecology of our oceans. Should an animal die for its fins?

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    • Terry Moore CHILLIWACK, CANADA
      • over 1 year ago

      Because this is a senseless killing and as humans it seems that we wont be happy untl all wild animals are extinct and only house "pets" people can make money off are still around.

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    • anita jansen SARDIS, CANADA
      • over 1 year ago

      if you kill things in the ocean and the ocean dies, so do we!!!!!!!!! and just cutting fins off a shark and throwing them back in the ocean to die is abuse, cruel and disgusting! Barbareck is what it is!

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