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Recently, both UPS and DHL announced that they would cease shipments of shark fins – a major victory in the protection of these animals, some of which are critically endangered.

Shark finning is a brutal practice — with their fins hacked off and their bodies thrown back into the water, these sharks can no longer swim and are left to die from shock, blood loss, starvation or predation by other fish.

Please join us in calling on FedEx to follow the example set by UPS and DHL and ban the shipment of shark fins!

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Dear Mr. Frederick W. Smith, CEO FedEx,

As an advocate for Defenders of Wildlife and someone who cares deeply about the conservation of marine wildlife, particularly sharks, I am writing to urge your company, FedEx, to stop shipping shark fins both internationally and within the United States. Twenty-five percent of shark species are currently listed as endangered, threatened, or near threatened by extinction. With an estimated 73 million sharks killed for their fins each year, it is imperative that the international shipping industry ensure that it is not inadvertently facilitating the shipment of illegal shark fins from CITES-listed species.

Recently, both UPS and DHL announced that they will no longer ship shark fins. I strongly request that FedEx follow the example set by these other shipping companies and join them in taking an enormous stride for shark conservation worldwide.

Please stop shipping shark fins and help conserve shark species around the world! It is long overdue for this brutal practice of shark fining to end.

Thank you for your consideration,

Petition Signatures


Feb 20, 2017 loredana belloni
Feb 20, 2017 Leigh Stroebel
Feb 20, 2017 Patricia Couture
Feb 20, 2017 Roxanne Becker
Feb 20, 2017 Michael Tassis
Feb 20, 2017 Meyer Jean
Feb 20, 2017 Andrew Bailey
Feb 20, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 19, 2017 Jessica Raysman Fedex stop killing all sharks for there fins, this has to stop right now
Feb 19, 2017 M Busch
Feb 19, 2017 Kim Miller
Feb 19, 2017 Lulu LaRocca
Feb 19, 2017 Joan Pollauf
Feb 19, 2017 Eva Duda-Blaj
Feb 19, 2017 Ivanka Brachkova
Feb 18, 2017 Leslie Carver What you may not know is that the worst part of shark fishing is the "bait": innocent, LIVE, puppies and kittens.
Feb 18, 2017 April Fugate
Feb 18, 2017 Eunice Olson
Feb 18, 2017 Rose Urias
Feb 18, 2017 Deborah Noack
Feb 18, 2017 Billie Hurley
Feb 18, 2017 Sabine Riemer-Strauss
Feb 18, 2017 Melissa Smith
Feb 18, 2017 Maureen Webb
Feb 18, 2017 janet smith
Feb 18, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 17, 2017 Sílvia Blesa
Feb 17, 2017 sophie meyer
Feb 17, 2017 Sherry Nichols
Feb 16, 2017 MICHAEL Sonlight
Feb 16, 2017 Anna Golebieski
Feb 16, 2017 Kim Vandillen
Feb 15, 2017 Dorothee Heinze
Feb 15, 2017 thomas friedman
Feb 15, 2017 Julie Haugen
Feb 15, 2017 Cindy Risvold
Feb 15, 2017 Marisa Marotta
Feb 15, 2017 Nico Sandman
Feb 14, 2017 Jill Armstrong
Feb 14, 2017 Tammy Ferrell
Feb 14, 2017 Christine Exford
Feb 14, 2017 Maria P Burke
Feb 14, 2017 Ray Raymond
Feb 14, 2017 Michelle Malaspino
Feb 14, 2017 Miranda Atawish
Feb 14, 2017 Emily Abrams
Feb 13, 2017 jill white I have a Fedex account for business, but will cease using it if they continue to ship shark fins.
Feb 13, 2017 Nathalie Hill-Kapturczak
Feb 13, 2017 madeleine dao
Feb 13, 2017 Kimberly Leray

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