SHARKS URGENTLY NEED YOUR HELP! The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) recently proposed new regulations to implement the Shark Conservation Act (SCA), which would require all U.S. caught sharks be landed with their fins naturally attached. Implementation of SCA of 2010 would be a good thing; however, NMFS also slipped in language that would undermine (and overturn!) State shark fin bans.…
to greatly reduce the number of sharks slaughtered every year, by raising awareness of the issues…Read More
shark fins for sale in Chicago, prior to the enactment of a Statewide ban
Our ED's birthday just passed, and he's asking for our help to raise money in support of our education and legislative efforts.
COARE is deeply involved in a number of shark conservation efforts, and has helped pass a number of legislative bans of shark fins - including Washington, Oregon,…Read More
This past Thursday, 13 October, the Licensing & Standards Committee of the Toronto City Council considered the proposed ban of shark fins in the city.
At the end of the day, they voted unanimously to support the measure and to forward it to the full council with their recommendation.
YAY!!! We did it!
The California State Senate today voted to ban the sale, trade, possession, and distribtion of shark fins. (with a vote of 25-9).
The bill previously passed the State Assembly with a vote of 65-8, and the bill now moves to the governor's desk for further…Read More
Californians, we need your help to ban shark fins in California.
AB 376, California's proposed ban on shark fins, will be going before the Senate soon, and we need you contact your Senators.
It's EASY, and it's SIMPLE.
Your TWO MINUTES can (quite literally) help save MILLIONS of…Read More