27 Aug '13, 5pm

Wonderful news: India Bans Shark Finning | #animalrights

Wonderful news: India Bans Shark Finning | #animalrights

Now comes good news for the dolphins’ fellow ocean-dwellers, sharks. India has banned shark finning! According to CBC News , the country’s ban comes as fishing of sharks has increased due to demand for their fins to be exported to China, mainly for the delicacy shark fin soup. While many of the sharks are caught for food, the fishing of sharks has increased to export fins. India’s Environment Ministry has declared that shark catches found with fins removed could now bring a sentence of up to tens years in prison.

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2013/08/27/india-bans-shark-finning/

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