Sharks have been presented as monsters and brainless killing machines by one of the most influential industries for too long, namely, the media. No wonder the majority of people around the whole don’t care about the fast-paced slaughter of sharks. Too many simply don’t realize how big a role they play in maintaining the balance [...]
Open up not just your eyes but also your minds in order to raise awareness about what shark finning really entails. Planet 100 gives us an everything you need to know guide about this serious matter which threatens not just the shark species and the marine environment but also us, humans.
Check out this post from the Wicked Diving group as they share a very sad video of what really happens during shark finning. You’ve seen lots of footage about the large scale effects of shark finning, now it’s time to show you the small scale effects on the shark population. Shockingly sad.
Singapore ranks second after Hong Kong when it comes to the shark fin industry but a new global effort to save sharks started in Singapore on Tuesday when the Animal Concerns Research & Education Society (ACRES) and Shark Savers Singapore organized a public concert where local celebrities and conservationists stood in unison sharing the same [...]
Ocean lovers everywhere, we are at crisis point. The top predator species in the food chain of our oceans is being hunted to extinction. Some shark specie populations are estimated to have declined by over 99% since the 1970′s! The repercussions for marine eco-systems are dramatic and have devastating consequences down the food chain. To [...]
Internationally renowned and famous celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay goes to Taiwan to eat at Imperial, an exclusive restaurant, to try the shark fin soup for the very first time. He also explores the world of shark finning in Taiwan in his documentary special “Shark Bait”.