08 Oct '11, 12am

Care2 Victory! No More Shark Finning In California! | Care2 Causes

Care2 Victory! No More Shark Finning In California! | Care2 Causes

Governor Jerry Brown today signed into law Assembly Bill 376 , meaning the sale, possession or distribution of shark fins is banned in California. Two Care2 Petitions Helped Win This Fight Care2 members signed not one , but two , petitions in the fight to end shark finning, and after all that hard work, we have won! The bill, authored by Democratic Assemblyman Paul Fong of Cupertino , had split the Asian delegation in the California Legislature. Fong said it is needed to protect endangered shark species, but others called the measure racist because the fins are used in a soup considered a delicacy in some Asian cultures. Governor Brown: Shark Finning Is Cruel And Harmful To Our Oceans But Governor Brown has signed the bill, and here’s an excerpt from his statement : “The practice of cutting the fins off of living sharks and dumping them back in the ocean is not only cruel,...

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ens-newswire.com 08 Oct '11, 1am

The Republic of the Marshall Islands has established the world's largest shark sanctuary. The Nitijela, the Marshallese pa...

#sharks win big today in California! Thanks Gov...

switchboard.nrdc.org 07 Oct '11, 8pm

Today, Governor Brown used the power of his pen to protect sharks and our oceans. We could not be more excited and gratefu...

California governor signs ban on shark fin trade

California governor signs ban on shark fin trade

straitstimes.com 08 Oct '11, 5am

This Feb 14, 2011 file photo shows a bowl of shark fin soup being served at a Chinese restaurant in San Francisco's Chinat...

California bans sale, trade and possession of s...

todayonline.com 09 Oct '11, 9am

California's Governor Jerry Brown has signed a Bill banning the sale, trade and possession of shark's fins to protect the ...

California Joins West Coast States to Protect S...

nrdc.org 07 Oct '11, 8pm

SACRAMENTO (October 7, 2011) – Joining Hawaii, Oregon and Washington State, Governor Jerry Brown today signed landmark leg...

Win passes to Shark Night 3D!

Win passes to Shark Night 3D!

theurbanwire.com 10 Oct '11, 7am

RATING: NC-16 RUNTIME : 91 min DIRECTED BY : David R.Ellis (Snakes on A Plane) STARRING : Sara Paxton, Sinqua Walls, Chris...

Success! Myanmar has stopped construction of controversial dam! | Care2 Causes

Success! Myanmar has stopped construction of co...

care2.com 08 Oct '11, 8am

On Friday, following increasing popular agitation, the president halted work on a $3.6 billion hydroelectric dam being bui...

Attend Conference to End Factory Farming | Care2 Causes

Attend Conference to End Factory Farming | Care...

care2.com 07 Oct '11, 12pm

Farm Sanctuary will host the first National Conference to End Factory Farming : For Health, Environment and Farm Animals. ...

Hertz Suspends Muslim Employees Over Prayer Breaks | Care2 Causes

Hertz Suspends Muslim Employees Over Prayer Bre...

care2.com 08 Oct '11, 4am

A week ago, Hertz Rent-a-Car suspended 34 Muslim employees indefinitely for praying without clocking out. The drivers, who...

California Governor Signs Shark Fin Ban Into Law

California Governor Signs Shark Fin Ban Into Law

treehugger.com 10 Oct '11, 1pm

Photo by StormyDog via Flickr CC Great news for sharks came on Friday in California when news hit that Governor Jerry Brow...

Taco Bell Violating California Disability Law | Care2 Causes

Taco Bell Violating California Disability Law |...

care2.com 09 Oct '11, 3am

A federal judge has ruled that Taco Bell has violated federal and California laws protecting the disabled from discriminat...

Global Celebrities Join The Fight To Ban Shark ...

care2.com 27 Sep '11, 4pm

Earlier this month, the California State Senate approved a bill that would ban the sale, trade and possession of shark fin...

World's Largest Shark Sanctuary Declared -- Four Times the Size of California! : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

World's Largest Shark Sanctuary Declared -- Fou...

treehugger.com 04 Oct '11, 5pm

Photo by notsogoodphotography via Flickr CC When it comes to competitive contests of size, one theme we don't mind at all ...

California Senate Makes Shark Finning Illegal

California Senate Makes Shark Finning Illegal

greenlivingideas.com 30 Sep '11, 12pm

I recently wrote about Chef Gordon Ramsay’s reaction to having Shark Fin Soup for the first time, on our sister site, Blue...

Video: Surfer Saves Great White Shark | Care2 Causes

Video: Surfer Saves Great White Shark | Care2 C...

care2.com 29 Sep '11, 11pm

In Venice Beach, California, a group of surfers help save a baby great white shark. One brave man reached into the sharks ...