Shark Finning at The Scuba News

This could be the year we start to save, not slaughter, the shark

The Guardian Newspaper in the UK is reporting that specialist restaurants in Beijing are changing their menus or closing down as the Far East begins to share world revulsion at cutting off shark fins to make a gourmet soup

The gruesome practice of shark finning – sawing the fins off live sharks in order to make a gourmet soup – appears to be declining following growing western revulsion and a Chinese government crackdown on corruption and extravagant consumption.

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