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Shark Finning in Decline in Far East

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Shark Finning at The Scuba News

This could be the year we start to save, not slaughter, the shark

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The Guardian Newspaper in the UK is reporting that specialist restaurants in Beijing are changing their menus or closing down as the Far East begins to share world revulsion at cutting off shark fins to make a gourmet soup

The gruesome practice of shark finning – sawing the fins off live sharks in order to make a gourmet soup – appears to be declining following growing western revulsion and a Chinese government crackdown on corruption and extravagant consumption.

Read the full article at: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jan/11/shark-finning-in-decline-in-far-east



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Lee has been in the marketing industry for the last 15 years and now specializes in teaching marketing techniques to people in the scuba diving industry. He is founder of Dive Media Solutions which, in addition to providing complete marketing, media, communications and IT solutions exclusively for the scuba diving industry, also produces The Scuba News. You can connect with Lee via Twitter by following @DiveMedia

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