25 Apr '11, 11pm

Are the Chinese Finally Giving Up Shark Fin Soup?

A new survey has encouraging results for those concerned about the fate of world shark populations: it looks like the consumption of shark fin soup is dropping. The dish is considered a luxury status-symbol and usually served at weddings and other formal occasions. But now, of 1,000 residents of Hong Kong, 78% responded that they found it "acceptable" or "very acceptable" to leave the delicacy off the menu at a wedding.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/04/are-the-chinese-f...