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Keep Shark Fin Soup and Foie Gras out of GrubHub

Shark fin soup is made from sharks whose fins are sliced off while they're still alive; the animals are then released back into the water, where they will†drown, starve or get eaten by other fish. Foi…

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Shark-Fin Soup Banned At China’s State Banquets

China has banned shark-fin soup from official government banquets and receptions, according to a report from the state-run Xinhua news agency, part of a crackdown on political extravagance that also c…

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Why Sharks Are Declining Worldwide

If you think marine biologists get blasť about the remote places we've been and the wonderful animals we've seen, think again. I've visited countless uninhabited islands and spent hours underwater wit…

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5 Shocking At-Risk Species Still on U.S. Menus

By Emily Sohn, Discovery Channel Even if you read educational materials at zoos and donate money to conservation organizations, your eating habits may be unintentionally undermining the threatene…

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Anti-Shark Fin Rally in NYC

New York considers ban on controversial ingredient in Chinese cuisine. Photo Credit: avlxyz via Flickr.   US News Video by NewsLook   // …

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Fin Trade Slashes Shark Numbers

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. Science News by NewsLook   …

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