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Taiwan Just Banned Fishing Great White Sharks

Taiwan Just Banned Fishing Great White Sharks

Taiwan's Fisheries Agency will impose a ban on fishing for three large-size shark species including the megamouth, great white, and basking shark. The ban aims to preserve the extremely biologically diverse waters surrounding Taiwan. In...
Florida's Senate Just Passed the Largest Shark Fin Ban In the U.S.

Florida’s Senate Just Passed the Largest Shark Fin Ban In the U.S.

Florida could soon ban shark finning. The state Senate has passed SB680, a ban on the import, export, and sale of shark fins in Florida. According to Shark Allies—a nonprofit protection and conservation organization—70 million sharks...
There May Endangered Sharks In Your Fish and Chips

There May Be Endangered Sharks In Your Fish and Chips

Fish and chip shops in the UK have been caught serving up pieces of endangered sharks. A Mirror investigation saw DNA tests being conducted on 15 samples from fish and chip shops in British seaside...
You Can’t Legally Kill Great Barrier Reef Sharks Anymore

Killing Great Barrier Reef Sharks Now Illegal

Sharks can no longer be shot dead around the Great Barrier Reef. Thanks to legal action by the Humane Society International Australia (HSI Australia), sharks swimming near or around the Great Barrier Reef cannot be...
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Shark Oil Still Being Used in Cosmetics and Dietary Supplements

Cruelty-free cosmetics may be guaranteed to not test on animals, but there can still be hidden animal-derived ingredients in these products. Shark oil, for example, is found in many common consumer items, from dietary supplements...

5 Things Donald Trump Needs to Know Before He Eats Shark Fin Soup Again

Far be it from us to tell President Donald Trump what to eat. But the rumors that he recently indulged in shark fin soup while visiting Vietnam made us do a double-take. This food may...