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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


Nov 20, 2017 suzanne sproles leave the wild life alone they arer not yours to do as you please
Nov 20, 2017 susan taylor
Nov 20, 2017 Gabriela Marroquin
Nov 20, 2017 Starla Morgan
Nov 20, 2017 Sue Chubb
Nov 20, 2017 Emily McIntire
Nov 20, 2017 marcia mazuryk
Nov 20, 2017 Evelyn Mitchell We DON'T NEED shark fins; we DON'T NEED to hunt sharks; we NEED to leave our food chain in tact; we NEED to live with less selfishness. We DON'T NEED shark fins!!!!!!!
Nov 20, 2017 Robbie Hansen
Nov 20, 2017 Lucretia Marriott
Nov 20, 2017 howy deglopper
Nov 20, 2017 Kristy Houk
Nov 20, 2017 Thomas Knecht Don't facilitate the barbaric act of shark finning!
Nov 20, 2017 JANNA PERKINS
Nov 20, 2017 Cedrick Brown
Nov 20, 2017 Sycedrick Brown
Nov 20, 2017 Petra Brown
Nov 20, 2017 Kathy Dowell There is no profit worth shipping the fins of sharks that lay dying on the ocean floor.
Nov 20, 2017 Marilyn Fritz
Nov 20, 2017 Sally Michener
Nov 20, 2017 Sladjana Perisic
Nov 20, 2017 kaye abramson
Nov 20, 2017 Roberta Meyers
Nov 20, 2017 Mary Connacher
Nov 20, 2017 Janina Saciuk
Nov 20, 2017 Dena Albright
Nov 20, 2017 Lisa Hope
Nov 20, 2017 Linda Ray
Nov 20, 2017 Rurh Lotz
Nov 20, 2017 Christine Rue
Nov 20, 2017 Anastasiya Lyubishkina
Nov 20, 2017 Gina nanarjain
Nov 20, 2017 Frank Petrulat
Nov 20, 2017 Veronica Gomez
Nov 20, 2017 Giovina Buddie
Nov 20, 2017 Sharon Boggs
Nov 20, 2017 Helen Clark
Nov 20, 2017 Deborah Bartlett
Nov 20, 2017 Marianne Willms
Nov 20, 2017 Beth Stauber
Nov 20, 2017 Barbara Sundberg
Nov 20, 2017 Maria walton
Nov 20, 2017 ΑΙΚΑΤΕΡΙΝΗ ΧΆΜΟΥ
Nov 20, 2017 Michael Williams They kill (harmless) sharks for just their fin leaving the rest of the animal as waste to die. No, it is very wrong!
Nov 20, 2017 America Golding
Nov 19, 2017 Lois Freeman
Nov 19, 2017 Elise McCoubrie
Nov 19, 2017 Ann Thomas
Nov 19, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Nov 19, 2017 Susanne Cornfine

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