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Shark Fin Soup Ban

China Bans Shark-Fin Soup At State Banquets

Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Russell McClendon: China has banned shark-fin soup from official government banquets and receptions, according to a re...

New York To Ban Shark Fin Sales Starting Next Year

AP | MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 09.25.2013 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York is banning trade in shark fins starting next summer in an effort to protect the marine predators. The fins are used in ...

Threatened Species Used In Shark Fin Soup Across U.S.

Posted 08.10.2012 | Home

A recent study discovered that several species of sharks classified as endangered or threatened are being used to make shark fin soup served in U.S. r...

Protecting Sharks From Senseless Slaughter

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 01.07.2013 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

When humans brutally massacre sharks for their fins (finning them alive and throwing them back into the sea) food webs unravel.

Shark Fin Soup Isn't Just Bad For Sharks

Posted 02.25.2012 | Green

By Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer: The destruction of sharks for shark fin soup has helped put many wild species of the fish on the ro...

Obama Visits Restaurant That Still Serves Shark Fin Soup

SFGate.com | Carla Marinucci | Posted 02.17.2012 | Home

President Obama, who signed the Shark Conservation Act into law last month, apparently didn't check out the menu before he made a surprise visit Thurs...