Ban the sale of flying plastic rings to help protect marine wildlife

Flying Ring, Frisbees with holes whatever you want to call them, are harming our marine wildlife. The sale of them needs to be banned. Every year there are reports of hundreds of seals ending up injured or dead because of a simple toy.

2,830 Signatures

Tuesday 5th April 2022
Last 24 hours signatures
Signature Deadline
Wednesday 5th October 2022
Estimated Final Signatures: 3,331

Reticulating Splines

You may be interested in these active petitions

1. Ban the importation and sale of foie gras - 6,876 signatures
2. Ban sale of fireworks to the public and limit sales to licensed displays only - 3,390 signatures
3. Place a complete ban on the sale and use of disposable BBQ’s in the UK - 20,361 signatures
4. Allow the flying of Suffrage flag as a symbol of women's equality - 2,034 signatures
5. Regulate wildlife food so it’s safer for hedgehogs, and all mammals & birds - 3,202 signatures

Flying rings get embedded into seals necks and cause, I should imagine, a lot of pain.

Seal pups are apparently inquisitive mammals so often play with these rings when they find them. It then gets stuck on their neck and as they grow it gets tighter and tighter until eventually they choke or starve to death. Please ban the sale.

Petition Signatures over time

Constituency Data

Reticulating Splines