Indonesia is One of Largest Exporter of Shark fins

Indonesia is One of Largest Exporter of Shark fins

Conservation group Save Sharks Indonesia has said Indonesia is the largest supplier of shark fins in the international market, and this has led to an increase in shark fishing among local fishermen, which puts the species at risk of extinction due to overfishing.

Ecuador Seizes 200,000 Shark Fins

Ecuador Seizes 200,000 Shark Fins

Police in the Ecuadorian port city of Manta say they have seized about 200,000 shark fins destined to be illegally exported to Asia where they would fetch up to $1.5m.

Man Bites Shark

Man Bites Shark

Inspired by recent data on shark deaths, two data visualization heavyweights have created a stunning infographic to put the numbers in perspective.

EU Finally Ends Shark Finning

EU Finally Ends Shark Finning

The European parliament on Thursday called a definitive halt to shark finning, the long contested practice of fishermen slicing off fins and throwing the live body overboard to drown.

Twenty-five facts about sharks

Twenty-five facts about sharks

There are no vegetarian sharks. Sharks will sink if they stop swimming. Great White sharks can go three months between meals

French government to fund shark hunts

French government to fund shark hunts

French fishermen will be on the hunt for a vulnerable shark species off the coast of the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion soon — and will pocket government cash for their kills after a dramatic rise in deadly attacks pushed Paris to take unprecedented measures.