Each year it’s estimated that 110 million sharks are caught from our oceans. Their fins are removed from their bodies, while they are
Shark finning is not regulated throughout the world resulting in a threat to all shark species. It is estimated by scientists that all species will be completely eradicated in the next decade if this practice is not stopped immediately. This could result in an unbalanced ecosystem that will threaten our oceans forever
We strongly suggest investigating your local Chinese restaurants to find out if Shark fin soup is served near you. Ask your local communities to consider a ban on shark fins in your area. Consider getting involved with a local group to demand legislation. Arrange a film screening for your family and friends; “Sharkwater” is an incredibly informative documentary. Check out our Shark & Manta campaign page to perform simple and easy actions to help!