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Shark Finning Ban

EU Vows To Tighten Restrictions In Shark Finning Ban

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2013 | Green

BRUSSELS, June 6 (Reuters) - The European Union agreed on Thursday to tighten an existing ban on "shark finning", or slicing fins off sharks often w...

Last Country In The Americas Bans Shark Finning

Posted 06.22.2012 | Green

By Douglas Main, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer: Some much-needed good news for sharks has come from Venezuela this week: The South American country...

European Commission Proposes Ban On Shark Finning

AP | DON MELVIN | Posted 01.21.2012 | Green

BRUSSELS — The EU's executive arm said Monday that it wants to completely ban shark finning – the practice of removing sharks' fins and th...

GRAPHIC PHOTOS: Artist Protests Shark Finning By Hanging Herself From Hooks

Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.24.2011 | San Francisco

One of the biggest arguments against allowing the sale of shark fin soup is the brutal way in which the fins are harvested. The practice of "shark...