Indian Fishermen Oppose The Cruel Practise of Shark Finning

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.

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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 »


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About argylesock

I wrote a PhD about veterinary parasitology so that's the starting point for this blog. But I'm now branching out into other areas of biology and into popular science writing. I'll write here about science that happens in landscapes, particularly farmland, and about science involving interspecific interactions. Datasets and statistics get my attention. Exactly where this blog will lead? That's a journey that I'm on and I hope you'll come with me.
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