The International community voted to protect porbeagle, oceanic white tip and hammerhead sharks as well as manta rays at the recent CITES meeting. The decision as made with over a 2/3 majority vote after sound science was presented. Now, a few countries threaten to undermine this critical treaty.
If this is allowed we will loose the strength of international treaties, and all these animals will be in peril. Please send a clear message. We are all accountable. We all depend upon healthy ocean fisheries. We must apply pressure on greedy nations choosing to ignore the international consensus.
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Please take a few minutes to sign this petition. s Send a clear message that the international community stands behind the CITES decision.In March 2013 the international community voted to place porbeagle, oceanic white tip, and hammerhead sharks as well as manta rays on Appendix II. This would regulate international trade of these animals. The decision was made only after sound…
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