Press Release Senator Daylin Leach Representing the 17th Senatorial District 17. September 2013 ————————— HARRISBURG, September 17, 2013 – State Sens. Richard Alloway (R-Adams/Franklin/York) and Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today thanked Fin Free Pennsylvania and Shark Angels for their support of Senate Bill 340, which would ban the sale and possession of shark fins in the
Twelve months before the entry into force of CITES regulations on shark and rays, the European Union approves a 1.2 million euro project to ensure their effective implementation. Brazil, China, Germany, Japan and the United States have also offered support and technical assistance.
California can continue its ban on shark fins, despite claims from Chinese-Americans that the law is racist, the 9th Circuit ruled.
By DAVE TARTRE, Courthouse News Service, Thursday, August 15, 2013 (CN) – California’s ban on shark fins stems from racism against Chinese-Americans by lawmakers, one of whom is also Chinese-American, a lawyer told the 9th Circuit. The Shark Fin Law, codified as Sections 2021 and 2021.5 of California Fish and Game Code, became effective in
San Francisco– Representatives and advocates for the Chinese community today announced some optimism that a new California law which bans the possession and sale of shark fins will be struck down as unconstitutional after the U.S. Department of Justice filed an amicus brief in support of their position.
Media Release TRAFFIC 30. July 2013 —————– Brussels, Belgium, 30th July 2013—A new TRAFFIC study examines how implementation of trade controls through CITES regulations can ensure that seven species of sharks and manta rays are only sourced sustainably and legally before entering international trade. The study, Into the deep: Implementing CITES measures for commercially-valuable sharks
The United States respectfully submits this brief as amicus curiae pursuant to Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 29. STATEMENT OF INTEREST This case concerns whether a California statute violates the Supremacy Clause of the United States Constitution by prohibiting the possession, sale, and distribution of shark fins, including fins from sharks harvested in federal waters and landed in compliance...
Press Release Korean Air Cargo 20. June 2013 ——————— The airline suspends the carriage of shark fins on its cargo flights Korean Air has announced its recent policy to suspend the carriage of shark fins on its cargo flights in a bid to protect sharks, one of the globally endangered marine species. Recently there has
Five Countries to reject new international regulation on shark trade. Several CITES members will ignore new trade restrictions for sharks and manta rays.
By Canadian Press | May 28, 2013 CALGARY – Calgary city council has decided to swim against the current and not push through a bylaw that would have banned the sale and consumption of shark fin in the city. Aldermen have voted to indefinitely table a decision on the ban, opting instead to let