Shark finning is already banned in Florida
That is so good
Over 30 restaurants CURRENTLY have shark fin soup on their menu this is to ban the possession sale and trade in Florida
You should see what Chinatown in NY looks like with all the fins. I posted the photos on FB
Carol Ryder: stop pointing other countries; take care of your first.
hhmmm, you must be from another country Scottie? Animal abuse is world wide. WE AS AMERICANS SPEAK FOR ALL ANIMALS NO MATTER WHERE THEY ARE LOCATED ON THE GLOBE.
Good for you Julia! All animal abuse lessens us as a species
Shark fin is a very popular and considered to be expensive food in Hong Kong & China. But as soon as I learned how they abandon the shark after cutting their fin, I feel so sick to have the shark fin soup. I won't take it and won't let my family ordering it in any eating out occasions. It works and now most restaurants in Hong Kong are not selling shark fin soup. I'm glad the society is changing since the awareness has been brought up
That's right Yoly. People need to be aware of the process of their food before it ends up on their plate. This to me is very important.
Bless you for your compassion and understanding.
have you gone out with a fishing boat to see them cut off the fin and throw the shark back in to drown? no? then have you been to australia to have fish and chips? cuz the fish fillet in fish and chips in australia uses shark meat. so no matter what, whether you have fins for dinner or not, sharks are still dying. be more aware of the underlying problem of society, earning money riding on their whims and facies of "donating to stop finning".
All this suffering for a bowl of soup?
Shame on this Stupid people hope something similar happen to them....
Why just take the fins? Look, if you aren't going to eat the entire shark, why take only the fins? This is a waste of food because so many people are starving! I'm not vegetarian, but holy hell, just taking the fins off of something and leaving it to die is a sin! For shame!
I agree with you. If you need to eat, kill humanely...and use every part!
Help those who can't speak up for themselves!
Would be Nice the OTHER way around? Poachers without arms or legs... And supposebly we are the superior race...
Ha ha yeah we can start selling pochers ,hearts ,oh they have none
How did you get a shot of a shark on the beach finned? They sink like rocks after. Even if they drift on the beach, not on that angle and not that good a condition, Whale Sharks aren't likely either to be finned, too hard, fining is done by the lazier types. Quick score idiots. That photo is a set up though, some sick human being may have finned it rather than putting the beached Whale Shark back in the water, that's pretty cruel too, since we are making assumptions of all shark fishing, why not this?
As horrible this is some people do fish a whole shark, should they sell the other parts and leave the fins on the boat? It's a customs matter, they should punish people who have more fins than shark bodies. I agree that fining is cruel, but no one should assume that all fins comes from fining. It takes a proper inspection. Some people eat shark meat too that isn't fin related. The tradition argument is weak, the presumptions of fining in all cases are weaker.
It is a shame to cause suffering to living things, haven't we learned yet. Just like the senseless killing of baby seals, whales & dolphins. Time to reflect on Farley Mowat's "Sea of Slaughter".
Absolutely! Farley Moats writing comes straight from his heart!