Petition: Hong Kong Government: Legislate a ban on the sale and possession of shark fin in Hong Kong.
From Honduras to New Caledonia, from the Bahamas to the Maldives, the people have spoken. And governments have listened. Now is the time for Hong Kong to wake up! The public is ready. The business sector is behind us. Now is the time for a total sale and possession ban on shark fin in Hong Kong. By doing so, Hong Kong will take a giant step to join the conservation efforts of numerous countries around the world who have enacted shark protection legislation. In Latin America it will join Honduras. In the United States it will join California, New York, Hawaii, Washington, Maryland, Delaware and Oregon. In the Pacific region it will join Palau, Tokelau, Marshall Islands, French Polynesia, Cook Islands, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands and New Caledonia. Even China has agreed to stop serving shark fin soup at official banquets, to take effect in the next year or two.
Banning shark fin from the streets of Hong Kong will be the single most important marine conservation achievement of the year. It will be an important step towards protecting the health of our oceans. It will also remove the stain on Hong Kong’s reputation as a world-class tourism hub.
This petition is endorsed by: Shark Rescue
BALLSIEST. PETITION. EVER.
IF THERE WAS EVER A HEAD TO THIS DRAGON - THERE IT IS.
DO YOU KNOW WHAT A HUGE DIFFERENCE THIS WOULD MAKE??? WITHOUT THE ISSUE OF SHARK FIN SOUP WE COULD CONCENTRATE ON THE ISSUE OF BYCATCH AND SOLVE THIS ISSUE PERMANENTLY.
THIS IS IMPORTANT PLEASE SIGN IT
Yet again, more notes than signatures. Actually sign these things, people. Ugh.
This is far too upsetting.
even white people are sick of white people’s bullshit
friendly reminder: owning up to, learning from, and apologizing for your mistakes can go a long way
I want to reach the chill level of Arin Hanson’s one day.
Caitlin Stasey being the hero we all deserve.
Don’t leak nudes
Leak pictures of SPIDER-MAN
Sorry could you repeat that
But Rooney and Trey Songz are the same age
Our bodies are biologically older because of life under STRUCTURAL INEQUALITY.
Scratching and surviving ages your body.
The GOOD news is that melanin keeps us from LOOKING like it.
WE DON’T LOOK LIKE WHAT WE BEEN THROUGH!
We def mentally age faster and we got way worse health due to stress but at least we look good
Police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, have begun wearing body cameras after weeks of unrest over the shooting death of an unarmed black teen by a white officer and sharply differing accounts of the incident, officials said on Sunday.
Michael Brown, 18, was shot multiple times by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9, sparking nearly three weeks of angry protests in the St. Louis suburb and drawing global attention to race relations in the United States.
Law enforcement and witnesses gave differing accounts of what transpired before Brown was shot, with police saying the teen had struggled with the officer. Witnesses say Brown held up his hands and was surrendering when he was shot multiple times in the head and chest.
The discrepancy has revived calls for officers across the county to be outfitted with body cameras to help capture an accurate record of police-involved incidents.
Yeah okay. I think I could probably get used to it but it’ll still be nice to possibly have a room from my own and still be super close to campus. But that doesn’t sound so bad if I don’t get to go where I want. I’ll just have to really look into the housing sitch
@tambeau - hahaha this app is terrible. It’s still better than trying to use the site on a mobile browser tho lbr
@bons-upon-a-time - oh that doesn’t sound too bad then. I think the idea of meeting and living with new people is awesome but yeah like living with 3 in one room that’s eh. A two person dorm would be awesome but like some of them just look so cramped
Oh yeah I know about all that but Idk I like having my own space. I’d be totally fine like, living on my own or with a roommate but the whole like, communal bathroom and Shit Idk if I’m totally about that life