February 15, 2012

Fighting the Fin Wars

Written by Daryl Carson To the uninitiated, the bare facts of shark-fining can be shocking: Over 50 shark species are fished worldwide to feed a huge demand for shark fin products around the world. In many cases, a shark’s fin is the only part of the animal put to use […]
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January 11, 2012

The 4 Lies of Shark Fin Soup

Written by Chuck Thompson with Additional Reporting by Virginia Lau In 2009, I spent four months working in Hong Kong. In the shopping center directly across the street from my apartment in Causeway Bay was a restaurant called Shark Fin City. Forget the slimy, gelatinous specialty of the house—to devotees of the […]
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November 4, 2011

Shark’s Fin Soup for Guy Harvey magazine

Written by Chuck Thompson HED: The 4 Lies of Shark’s Fin Soup DEK: The demand for shark’s fin soup in Asia is leading to the decimation of the world’s shark population. But what you believe about the issue is largely a matter of what you’re willing to swallow Byline: Chuck […]
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