27 Sep '11, 4pm

Global Celebrities Join The Fight To Ban Shark Finning | Care2 Causes

Earlier this month, the California State Senate approved a bill that would ban the sale, trade and possession of shark fins inside state borders. Up to 73 million sharks each year are slaughtered to make shark fin soup , a popular Asian delicacy. Shark finning is a cruel and wasteful practice – captured at sea and hauled on deck, the sharks are often still alive while their fins are sliced off. The bill, AB 376, now sits on the desk of Governor Jerry Brown, waiting to be signed into law, and celebrities around the world are raising their voices to ensure that he does just that. In California, WildAid, NRDC, and The Humane Society of the United States worked with Leonardo DiCaprio, Edward Norton, and Yao Ming to write a joint letter to Governor Jerry Brown, urging him to sign the bill for the sake of our oceans. The letter, also signed by over 50 additional notables includi...

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