Daily Archives: March 23, 2012

Spotted In Chinatown: Mounds Of Shark Fins For Sale

http://gothamist.com/2012/03/23/spotted_in_chinatown_mounds_and_mou.php 23 March 2012 While shark fin soup is heavily frowned upon and controversial, it is legal still in New York—though earlier this year lawmakers stated they were considering a bill that “would ban the sale, trading, possession and distribution of shark fins, possibly … Continue reading

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Shark Fin Bill Clears Senate

http://mdcoastdispatch.com/articles/2012/03/23/Top-Stories/Shark-Fin-Bill-Clears-Senate 23 March 2012 Commercial fishermen in Worcester County were dealt another tough blow late yesterday when the State Senate approved a bill aimed at prohibiting the possession or distribution of shark fins, a by-product of the shark-fishing industry out … Continue reading

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Crossroads for the World’s Biggest Tuna Fishery

http://news.yahoo.com/crossroads-worlds-biggest-tuna-fishery-133105863.html 23 March 2012 Decisions affecting the world’s largest tuna fishery, its biggest fish, and the economies of some of the smallest countries will be made when representatives of more than 25 governments gather for the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) … Continue reading

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