EU Endorses Tighter Shark Fishing Rules To Ensure Fishermen Respect A Ban On Slicing Off The Fins

European Union (EU) fisheries ministers meeting in Brussels endorsed an European Commission proposal that would force fishermen to bring sharks to port intact.

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Hong Kong Hotels Chain, To Stop Serving Shark Fin Menu Next year

Environmental activists have long been urging the government to stop the sale of shark fin which is commonly used in soup with some regions in Asia and especially in China.

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Is There Health Benefits From Shark Fins?

In Chinese tradition shark fins are aphrodisiac and are believed to contain the essence of male virility.

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Shark Population – Facing Serious Threat

One third of more than five hundred shark species are threatened with extinction according to World Conservation Union.

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