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Sponsored by: Defenders of Wildlife

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

Apr 28, 2017 TJ Goldfeder
Apr 26, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Apr 26, 2017 Lin Schalek
Apr 26, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Apr 24, 2017 catherine coucke sharks are not killers .......WE are!!
Apr 24, 2017 Jennifer Phillips
Apr 24, 2017 Alicia Franco Please stop contributing to this heinous act towards sharks. There is no reason for this to continue. Please, make the decision of helping rather than harming.
Apr 24, 2017 Kim Bingaman
Apr 24, 2017 Megan Jacobsen
Apr 23, 2017 Kim Williams
Apr 23, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Apr 22, 2017 Melva Carlson
Apr 22, 2017 Elizabeth Lyon
Apr 21, 2017 Jan DeLuke Your company can make a big difference by refusing to ship shark fins. Do it!
Apr 21, 2017 Cyndi Brockett
Apr 21, 2017 Judith Rubin
Apr 21, 2017 Corrina Parker
Apr 20, 2017 Teresa Cowley
Apr 20, 2017 Emily Thorne
Apr 20, 2017 Dana Kitonosskaya
Apr 20, 2017 Lea Hüter
Apr 19, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Apr 18, 2017 gabriella sloot gabriella
Apr 18, 2017 Begub Ouri
Apr 17, 2017 LInda Pendleton
Apr 17, 2017 Doreen Bledsoe
Apr 17, 2017 Gina Macias
Apr 16, 2017 S.R.A. Miller
Apr 16, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Apr 16, 2017 Derek Paterson
Apr 15, 2017 Nika Ruquerez
Apr 14, 2017 Karen Kohagura
Apr 14, 2017 Gina Farrell leave these love animals alone!
Apr 13, 2017 Sonia Alvarado
Apr 13, 2017 liz krum
Apr 13, 2017 faith daron
Apr 13, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Apr 12, 2017 jeanne gunning
Apr 12, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Apr 12, 2017 Melissa Hathaway
Apr 12, 2017 Jackie Fehr-Krahn
Apr 12, 2017 Jason Saltz
Apr 12, 2017 Pam Glasser
Apr 12, 2017 Sławomir Prucnal
Apr 12, 2017 Erin Kennedy
Apr 12, 2017 bonnie evans
Apr 11, 2017 Aaron Beltrame
Apr 11, 2017 Star Hutchinson
Apr 11, 2017 Jo Kelsch
Apr 11, 2017 John Dalla

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