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State of the Global Market for Shark Products
Aug 10 2015
A recent publication from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations provides a detailed and thorough reports of the world’s shark fin trade. In...
Court of Appeals Upholds California Shark Fin Ban
Aug 03 2015
Big news! Sharks will continue to receive protection under California state law. The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals just released an opinion upholding...
Scientific Paper: Toxic Sharks
Jul 27 2015
Back in June 2013, fisherman caught an enormous female shortfin mako shark off Huntington Beach, California. The small group of fisherman were filming for Outdoor...
EU loophole allows precious shark fins to be smuggled into the UK
Jul 23 2015
It’s pretty scary to know that this is a major way that restaurants are obtaining shark fins for the menus. There is simply no other foodstuff on the list of...
Interesting Shark Study in the Bahamas
Jul 03 2015
The Cape Eleuthera Institute’s Shark Research and Conservation program just published an interesting article detailing a single observation made in the Bahamas...
Shark Fin Trade Now Extinct in Texas!
Jun 22 2015
More great news from Texas! We recently reported on our blog from June 1st that the proposed shark fin ban flew through the Texas Senate with an overwhelming 24-7 vote...
Great Hammerhead Sharks: Killing for Sport
Jun 17 2015
A large and very pregnant, great hammerhead shark was recently killed by a group of fisherman in Destin Florida, aboard the boat Phoenix. The catch occurred greater than...
Shark Fin Ban likely in Texas
Jun 01 2015
Great news on the political front in Texas. The shark fin bill, #HB1579 flew through the Senate with a 27 – 4 vote, according to a Texas newspaper. The bill was...
Philippines may put an end to Shark Fin Soup
Dec 29 2014
MANILA, Philippines — Shark fin soup and other dishes from sharks and rays may soon disappear from the menu in restaurants and banquets if a bill pending at the...
Illegal shark fins confiscated in Costa Rica
Nov 26 2014
One week ago, on November 19th, inspectors from SENASA, the National Animal Health Service, discovered shark fins from protected species in cargo being exported to Hong...
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