03 Jul '12, 3pm

Taking Shark Fin's Soup Off the Menu

Taking Shark Fin's Soup Off the Menu

Reuters Workers processing shark fins at a slaughterhouse in Zhejiang Province last summer. Humane Society International called it a “monumental decision” and a “watershed moment for the global movement to protect sharks.” The conservation group Shark Savers said it “could be the best news for the oceans in some time.” The major development? The Chinese government announced Tuesday that it would ban the serving of shark fin soup, a prized and expensive delicacy, at official banquets. While China is not the only nation that consumes shark fins, it is by far the largest, and soaring demand has put severe pressure on global shark populations. As I report in more detail here , China’s move falls short of the outright bans on the possession and sale of shark fins that have been adopted recently in some states and cities in the United States. Moreover, it remains to be seen how ...

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Green Blog: Taking Shark Fin's Soup Off the Menu

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