CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) held a workshop in Chennai from 26th to 28th of August for implementing new Shark listings in… 481 more words
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To the Governor of Massachusetts for signing a bill into law that outlaws the sale of shark fin in products.
Shark finning is the practice of amputating a shark’s fins, typically so that the fins can be used in culinary products such as shark fin soup. 132 more words
Sales of shark fins dropped by 50-70% over the past two years, according to a report by WildAid, with an 82% decline in sales reported by shark fin vendors in Guangzhou (the global centre of shark fin trade), as well as a 47% decrease in retail prices, and a 57% drop in wholesale prices. 610 more words