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Animal Action Alert Updates

Guam Signs a Bill Banning Shark Finning
Shark Finning Success!Guam became the third country to ban shark finning, a process that cruelly removes the fins off sharks to make shark fin soup. Nearly 15,000 signatures went out to the Governor of Guam and he listened. Great work and we hope others will follow in Guam’s footsteps to ban shark finning. Read more.

Costco Has Become a Leader in the Sustainable Seafood Industry
Sustainable SeafoodCostco has become a leader in the sustainable seafood industry by stopping the sales of 12 "red-listed" seafood species. Greenpeace and over 30,000 Care2 members convinced Costco that fishing "red-listed" seafood is not only damaging to the environment, but often these fish are harmful to humans. Thanks Costco! Read more.

Cruel Kangaroo Study Won’t Happen
KangarooA PhD student at the University of Wollongong, New South Wales proposed a research study to measure the amount of methane gas that kangaroos expel. The study would have involved caging these exercise loving creatures for up to nine months. Thankfully, concerned animal rights advocates made their voices heard and the student has withdrawn his research proposal, sparing the well-being of the kangaroos. Read more.

Source:  Care2Action

March 31, 2011 Posted by | Animal or Pet Related Stories, animals, Just One More Pet | , , , | 1 Comment