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shark fin

In a roofing system, an upward-curled felt sidelap or endlap.
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Scientists warn that although warming oceans and climate change are also hurting sharks, it is the demand for shark fin soup that is threatening to drive some species to extinction.
Ramsay has previously said shark fin soup, considered a delicacy in China, "tastes of nothing yet destroys their eco-system".
Dr Elsayed said another gap in the conservation measures is people who consume the shark fin soup are usually "unaware of the problem of how the fins were harvested in the country of origin".
In China shark fin soup has been eaten for centuries, but it has lost its popularity in recent years following conservation efforts, including by former NBA star Yao Ming, who worked for years to stem demand in his home country.
The fins are often used for shark fin soup and traditional cures, particularly in China and the surrounding area.
'We need to control and eventually stop unsustainable shark fishing by putting a ban on shark fin soup and implement strategies to reduce by-catch,' he said.
'We need to control and eventually stop unsustainable shark fishing by putting a ban on shark fin soup or implement by-catch reduction policies,' he said.
Inspired by Jackie Chan's public awareness campaign for tigers, Yao wanted to curb consumption for shark fin soup. So he joined WildAid in 2006 and showed consumers how shark fin soup is made.
Shark fins are used for preparing a delicacy called the 'Shark fin soup' which is a traditional soup or stewed dish found in Chinese cuisine and Vietnamese cuisine.
However, attacks are very rare and the creatures are under far greater threat from mankind, with overfishing and hunting for delicacies like shark fin soup killing thousands.