finning

Jul. 15/14

It’s official Finathon month! Scuba divers are swimming to end finning as part of the Project AWARE Finathon showing they are FINatical about protecting sharks.  To date divers have raised nearly $20,000 this year. Thank You!

As you show your support for shark conservation, your friends and family may ask you why sharks need protecting. I caught up with Ania Budziak, Associate Director of Science and Policy to help get you started with probably the most emotional issue when it comes to shark conservation- finning.

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Date: 
Nov. 27/12
Location: 
George Washington Recreation Centre
8426 Old Mount Vernon Road
Alexandria, VA 22309
United States
38° 43' 46.4304" N, 77° 5' 41.352" W

Throughout November, Patriot Scuba is swimming to end shark finning for Project AWARE’s first Global Finathon™.

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Date: 
Nov. 11/12
Location: 
George Washington Recreation Centre
8426 Old Mount Vernon Road
Alexandria, VA 22309
United States
38° 43' 46.4304" N, 77° 5' 41.352" W

Throughout November, Patriot Scuba is swimming to end shark finning for Project AWARE’s first Global Finathon™.

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Date: 
Nov. 11/12
Location: 
George Washington Recreation Centre
8426 Old Mount Vernon Road
Alexandria, VA 22309
United States
38° 43' 46.4304" N, 77° 5' 41.352" W

Throughout November, Patriot Scuba is swimming to end shark finning for Project AWARE’s first Global Finathon™.

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Date: 
Jul. 09/11
Location: 
Blythe Bridge High School
Cheadle Road
Stoke on Trent ST11 9PW
United Kingdom
52° 52' 56.6076" N, 2° 9' 11.952" W

Get your fins on in protest against Shark Finning! Fin for Finning

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May. 02/11

PARIS — Sharks can be worth far more when they are swimming around the reef than when they are in a bowl of soup — as much as nearly $2 million each, in fact, according to the results of a study released Monday.

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We are emptying the ocean of sharks. Thankfully, divers are some of sharks’ closest and most influential allies. Together, we are creating a powerful, collective voice to lead global grassroots change. You’ve helped us secure a stronger EU finning ban and bring about safeguards for highly traded shark and ray species under CITES.

Here’s why your actions to protect sharks matter:

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