06 May '11, 12am

Reality (of shark finning) bites

Reality (of shark finning) bites

The growing shark fin trade is driving increased shark fishing and putting these already vulnerable animals at risk of extinction. Shark finning is nothing short of barbaric. It involves cutting off a shark’s fins and then discarding the animal at sea. The shark is almost always still alive when it is tossed back into the water. Without fins the paralyzed shark slowly sinks in the water, where it either drowns or is eaten alive by other

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/stories/reality-...

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Malaysian state plans to make shark finning ill...

earthtimes.org 10 May '11, 8am

Shark finning is a lucrative industry as many countries enjoy it as a delicacy but has recently caught the attention of th...