The connection between declining shark populations and finning is tragically clear. Each year, up to 73 million sharks are stripped of their fins and thrown back to the ocean to die a painful and prolonged death.
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Observing these spectacular animals in the wild is a wake-up call that sharks around the world need our help. Sharks are hunted ferociously for their fins. Millions are killed every year, the result being that many species are now threatened with extinction.