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Sponsored by: Defenders of Wildlife

Both UPS and DHL have ceased 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


Dec 15, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Dec 15, 2017 Patricia Cummings
Dec 15, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Dec 15, 2017 Nancy Singer Ban the killing of sharks for their fins.
Dec 15, 2017 Paula Keenum
Dec 15, 2017 (Name not displayed) Take the necessary steps to stop the transport of this horrible torture.
Dec 15, 2017 Neal Baron
Dec 15, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Dec 14, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Dec 14, 2017 Lisa Shred
Dec 14, 2017 DELORES KRIEGER
Dec 14, 2017 Rita Gilbert Please stop the brutal slaughtering of marine wildlife, particularly Sharks! Stop these deaths!
Dec 13, 2017 Magda de Paiva
Dec 13, 2017 Alice Calkins
Dec 13, 2017 Christine Trombley
Dec 13, 2017 Joan Carter
Dec 13, 2017 Brian Martin
Dec 13, 2017 Gail Stern
Dec 13, 2017 Mj Stewart
Dec 11, 2017 Fritz Warbruck
Dec 11, 2017 doris gonen
Dec 11, 2017 Sharon Ridlon
Dec 11, 2017 Athina Peter
Dec 10, 2017 karen hughes Stop please ! Help the helpless do not add to the problem. Thank you
Dec 10, 2017 Kim Johns
Dec 9, 2017 Silvia Stafforini
Dec 7, 2017 Candy Punia
Dec 6, 2017 Genelle Richards
Dec 5, 2017 Karrie Kozak
Dec 5, 2017 Katarzyna Kirkalo
Dec 4, 2017 Alyssa Marie Antes
Dec 4, 2017 Pablo Bobe
Dec 4, 2017 Dianne Dungay
Dec 4, 2017 (Name not displayed) Honteux
Dec 4, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Dec 4, 2017 Verena Kalandra
Dec 4, 2017 Alec Pereira
Dec 3, 2017 Beverly Scott
Dec 3, 2017 Iryna Andreychuk
Dec 3, 2017 Eileen Kulp
Dec 3, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Dec 2, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Dec 1, 2017 A Stewart
Dec 1, 2017 Marina TONNERRE
Nov 30, 2017 jen plishka
Nov 30, 2017 dana Gurley
Nov 30, 2017 refhan irtem
Nov 30, 2017 LOUISE CHADBORNE
Nov 30, 2017 Mona Kling
Nov 29, 2017 JULIA WANTUCK Sharks are apex predators and as such are necessary for the health of our oceans. Stop the cruel killing for their fins. Ban the shipment of shark fins!

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