Fantastic news in the fight to ban shark fin imports into the UK. We provided details earlier this week of a petition which required 100,000 signatures before 11th September 2020.
Related article: Petition For The UK Government To End Shark Fin Imports
Reaching the target would mean the opening of parliamentary debate on the subject and we are pleased to announce that the target has been reached and breached! At the time of writing, the petition had acquired 109,356 signatures (and counting).
Anything that brings us closer to a complete ban on shark finning and shark fin importation worldwide is a step in the right direction!
How You Can Help?
Take a look at the following Shark Conservation charities around the world and get involved. There are many other options not listed but these should be enough to get you started.