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Chinese Demand for Shark Fins Takes a Nosedive

Beth Buczynski @ Care2 - China is the global epicenter of the shark fin trade, but surprising statistics show that reputation (along with the shark finning industry) may be on its way out.

According to the Hong Kong chapter of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), the volume of shark fin products imported into Hong Kong in 2013 dropped by a whopping 35 percent – from 8,285.1 tonnes to 5,412.2 tonnes.  Read more.


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