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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 22, 2017 Caroline McKinney
Nov 22, 2017 VERA DE CAROLIS
Nov 22, 2017 Anne Ribatto
Nov 22, 2017 DARLENE APPLING
Nov 22, 2017 Patricia Brown
Nov 22, 2017 Michael Eddy Time to evolve. #Greedkills
Nov 22, 2017 Claire Martin
Nov 22, 2017 Wendy King Sharks havw an important role in our Ocean, they clean it and also they are predators! I simply love them so much! They are not out there to kill us! Sharks make mistakes, not premeditated! Thank You!
Nov 21, 2017 Stacy Anderson
Nov 21, 2017 Susan O'Connor
Nov 21, 2017 MARIA VENIDIS
Nov 21, 2017 Julie Robertson
Nov 21, 2017 Teri Lamb
Nov 21, 2017 Valerie Puits
Nov 20, 2017 Michelle Mills
Nov 20, 2017 Christine Northrup
Nov 20, 2017 Pauline DeMairo FedEx stop assisting this horrible practice. You are contributing to the sharp decline in the shark population.
Nov 20, 2017 Celena Hedge
Nov 20, 2017 Bita Rezvani
Nov 20, 2017 Lyn Evans
Nov 20, 2017 elizabeth byrnes
Nov 20, 2017 Kristi Holmlund
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

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