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Costa Rica Fully Bans Shark Fin Trade

Under existing legislation, shark finning itself had been banned in Costa Rica, but under a new executive order issued by President Laura Chinchilla, loopholes allowing the transport and import of s…

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Shark Attack Survivors Fight Finning

By Jennifer Mishler, Ecorazzi Every year, as many as 100 million sharks are killed by humans (the numbers reported range from 73 million to 100 million). As the Florida Museum of Natural Historys…

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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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