NewsBeezer interview- Why are Chinese “addicted” to shark fins?
“More than 100 million sharks are killed every year. Their fins are mainly consumed in China and Hong Kong. This is a global problem. In the past 50 years, 90% of sharks have disappeared, ”said Andrea Richey, managing director of the Hong Kong Shark Foundation.
“When you ask the owners of shark fin shops in China, many people don’t know what type of shark they are selling and whether the product is an endangered species,” said Andrea. Richey commented.
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