Countries have agreed to protect more than a dozen shark species at risk of extinction, in a move aimed at conserving some of the ocean's most awe-inspiring creatures who have themselves become prey to commercial fishing and the Chinese appetite for shark fin
Ramsay has previously said shark fin
soup, considered a delicacy in China, "tastes of nothing yet destroys their eco-system".
Sharks are being landed in the UK, and their fins are then sent to Spain, one of the worlds biggest shark fin
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".
HONG KONG- Two global shipping firms that have vowed not to transport shark fin
products inadvertently moved a 40-foot container of the controversial delicacy from Nicaragua to Hong Kong this year, both companies told Reuters.
The shark fin
trade is believed to have contributed to the precarious status of many shark species worldwide.
The fins are often used for shark fin
soup and traditional cures, particularly in China and the surrounding area.
He said shark fin
trade in the Philippines continues, however 'highly unregulated,' which is why they could not ascertain the volume of fins being taken out.
Building on the momentum of the 'Celebrate with #NoSharkFin' (#???????????) campaign, WildAid released a video message featuring a Thai-Chinese cultural expert and a traditional medicine practitioner urging the public not to consume shark fin
during Lunar New Year celebrations.
Features of the New Vernal anniversary edition include, front and rear skid plate, black orvm, shark fin
antenna (available in marina blue only), rear spoiler, wireless phone charging, anniversary edition emblem engraved in addition to sunroof, ventilated seats, smart trunk, and telematics in existing top variants.
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.
First, the difference in the value of a shark fin
compared to the rest of the shark leads to an incentive to fin the sharks.