16 Oct '15, 1pm

Yao Ming’s Efforts See Dramatic Drop in Shark Fin Consumption

Yao Ming’s Efforts See Dramatic Drop in Shark Fin Consumption

, Ming has been a part of a campaign against shark fin soup, a Chinese delicacy that serves as a social status symbol while simultaneously torturing the creature from which it comes. Ming, along with other notable Chinese stars including Jackie Chan and actress Hai Qing, have helped turned around perception on shark fin soup (also known as ‘fish-wing soup’), which in 2006, wasn’t event associated with the killing of sharks by most Chinese citizens.

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2015/10/16/yao-mings-efforts-see-...

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