argylesock says… Finning is vile. It serves no useful purpose, it’s endangering some shark species, and it has to go. You might choose to read more about this story by following my ‘shark’ tag.
The Times of India 2013-05-09: MUMBAI: The Association of Deep Sea Going Artisanal Fishermen (DSGAF) has urged the union ministry of environment and forests to take action against the cruel practice of ‘shark finning’ done by poachers and foreign trawlers. Supporting the policy of ‘fins naturally attached’ of Humane Society International (HSI), the fishermen will campaign against this cruelty to sharks. Shark finning is basically the hunting of sharks only to cut off their fins, which are said to be used in the popular and exotic shark… more »