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Fin Trade Slashes Shark Numbers

Fin Trade Slashes Shark Numbers

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Hong Kong has a reputation as the world’s shark fin capital, despite public disapproval and a self-imposed ban on the soup by some restaurants and businesses.

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6:26PM PDT on Mar 17, 2013

Those people don't understand. Sad.

1:28AM PST on Mar 4, 2013

STOP KILLING SHARKS! Our very survival depends on them!

3:04AM PDT on Jun 1, 2012

the fin trade needs to be put a stop to before its too late! sharks may not be to every-ones liking but they still deserve to live.....as anything does! I have heard the shark fin soup is very bland which purely means means the sharks are being killed for no reason....its just a status.

10:20AM PDT on May 30, 2012

Though this is alarming, I'm glad to read that some restaurants aren't selling anything made of shark fins

10:21PM PDT on May 20, 2012

Isaac Bashevis Singer Nobel Peace Prize Winner wrote in his book, 'Enemies a love story', "As often has Herman had witnessed the slaughter of animals and fish, he always had the same thought. In their behaviour toward creatures, all men were Nazi’s. The smugness with which man could do with other species as he pleased exemplify the most extreme racist theories the principle that might is right. Lest we forget!

9:55PM PDT on May 20, 2012

Noted. Thanks.

10:13PM PDT on May 19, 2012

Noted and signed. Give the sharks a chance.

9:28AM PDT on May 4, 2012

Thank you!

3:51AM PDT on May 4, 2012

horrible

3:50AM PDT on May 4, 2012

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