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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


Jan 21, 2018 Kathy Miller You should stop doing this. Your bottom line should have some boundaries!
Jan 20, 2018 cathy todd
Jan 20, 2018 Andrea Tackett
Jan 20, 2018 Donna Remeika
Jan 19, 2018 Mia Goodbar This is barbaric and it needs to stop immediately. Save the sharks!
Jan 18, 2018 Kathleen Ahern
Jan 18, 2018 Corene Martin
Jan 17, 2018 Laura Hoevel
Jan 17, 2018 Sandra Flynn
Jan 16, 2018 kiera ward-maclou
Jan 16, 2018 annah jetha
Jan 15, 2018 MICHELE Beger
Jan 15, 2018 melanie broussard
Jan 15, 2018 Lisa Kovacs
Jan 14, 2018 Jennifer Pingle
Jan 14, 2018 Lynne Grant
Jan 14, 2018 Sue Conway
Jan 13, 2018 Paula Berry
Jan 12, 2018 Suzanne Batobato This is a crime against animals
Jan 12, 2018 Anna Surban
Jan 12, 2018 Mary Paulsboe
Jan 11, 2018 Carolyn Doyle
Jan 11, 2018 Katarzyna Muzecka
Jan 11, 2018 Melissa Massarell
Jan 11, 2018 Brooke Corbett
Jan 11, 2018 Mark Robbins
Jan 11, 2018 Richard Bosboom
Jan 11, 2018 Richard Bosboom
Jan 10, 2018 Gwen Gay
Jan 10, 2018 Betania Bernardes Silva
Jan 10, 2018 Sharon Chan
Jan 10, 2018 Lisa Allred
Jan 9, 2018 Summer Marez
Jan 9, 2018 Matt Haslehurst
Jan 9, 2018 Varshnie Singh
Jan 9, 2018 stefano germani
Jan 9, 2018 Louise Denish In the work I do I can choose to boycott FedEx and i will do so until I hear that the shipping of shark fins is ceased.
Jan 9, 2018 Jessica Hendershot
Jan 8, 2018 Judith Gray Please become a more responsible company and stop indulging in such horrible practices.
Jan 8, 2018 Ann Slaton
Jan 8, 2018 Denise Deck
Jan 8, 2018 Renata Kugler
Jan 8, 2018 Monika Rüter
Jan 8, 2018 Mariarosa Mora
Jan 8, 2018 Sieglinda Preez
Jan 7, 2018 kim steadman
Jan 7, 2018 KRISTIE SENNETT
Jan 7, 2018 Matthew Brown
Jan 7, 2018 Tanya Koester
Jan 7, 2018 Kate Marshall

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