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Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Thousands of Shark Fins Laying on a Hong Kong Street

This video makes a compelling case for banning shark fishing. There are not enough sharks in the ocean to feed hundreds of millions of Chinese, who consider shark fin soup a delicacy.

Gary Stokes: Thousands of sharks fins are laid out across the sidewalk in Sheung Wan, Hong Kong for airing and sorting. This is a rough/raw edit due to time. Would have rather added a proper voice over, but it is what it is........bloody disgraceful!

The demand for shark fins, meat, liver oil, and other products has driven some populations of these animals to the brink of extinction. Up to 73 million sharks are killed annually to support the global trade in their fins." Clearly something has to be done!

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