India bans shark finning


At least someone is doing something: INDIA!! Mother Nature will somehow stop these “abuses”!!!

Dear Kitty. Some blog

This video is called Over 73 Million Sharks Killed Every Year for Fins.

From daily The Morning Star in Britain:

Government bans ‘shark finning

INDIA: The government banned hunting sharks for only their fins today to protect endangered species.

The practice of shark “finning,” or slicing off a shark’s fins and throwing it back to die slowly on the ocean floor, has exploded worldwide thanks to demand from China, where shark fin soup is considered a delicacy.

The Environment Ministry said fishermen found with detached fins now face up to seven years in prison.

Seized shark fins dumped in Pacific ceremony: here.

November 2013: Unscrupulous shark-finners now bring ashore shark fins attached to their skeleton in order to get around the ban on finning at sea that most countries have now adopted, which states the fins of the shark must be ‘naturally attached’ to the body. This move…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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