Daily Archives: March 19, 2012

EU nations back ban on removal of shark fins, then tossing fish back into sea

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/eu-nations-back-ban-on-removal-of-shark-fins-then-tossing-fish-back-into-sea/2012/03/19/gIQAMSBlMS_story.html 19 March 2012 European Union nations on Monday backed a complete ban on the practice of removing sharks’ fins before throwing the fish back into the sea to die.

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Whale sharks – love them, protect them

http://www.sustainablewaters.com/whale-sharks-love-them-protect-them/ 19 March 2012 Massive and majestic, an encounter with a Whale Shark is a highlight for nature lovers and underwater enthusiasts.

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Here’s What Happens When You Order A $65 Bowl Of Shark Fin Soup

http://www.businessinsider.com/new-york-could-ban-shark-fin-trade-2012-3 19 March 2012 Two weeks ago, when I ordered shark fin soup for dinner at the Golden Unicorn, a banquet hall in Chinatown, my waiter seemed confused.

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SAVING SHARKS FROM FINNING

http://www.audubonmagazine.org/articles/conservation/saving-sharks-finning 19 March 2012 Have you heard of cat-paw potage—the costly delicacy made by trapping servals, caracals, cheetahs, leopards, cougars, lynxes, bobcats, jaguars, jaguarundis, and ocelots, slicing off their paws (sometimes when they’re still alive), and leaving or landfilling everything … Continue reading

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Butanding found dead in CamSur

http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/nation/regions/03/19/12/butanding-found-dead-camsur 19 March 2012 A butanding (whale shark) was found dead in Camarines Sur on Sunday morning.

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