Charmaine Ho

1. What made you personally decide to stop eating shark fin soup? I used to watch a lot of documentary shows. That was how I got exposed to environmental and conservation issues. I saw many documentaries on shark finning and one day I just decided to stop eating shark fin. 2. How have you tried to spread the…

Scientists’ Letter Presentation to HKSAR Legco – 22 May 2012

To read the letters, please click the links below: Marine Scientists Shark Fin Letter (ENGLISH) 海洋科學家給香港立法會議員的函件(中文) To see media coverage, please click the links below: In English: The Straits Times (Singapore): http://hksharkfoundation.org/sharkfoundationwp-content/uploads/2012/06/The-Strait-Times-05.jpg Today Newspaper (Singapore): http://hksharkfoundation.org/sharkfoundationwp-content/uploads/2012/06/Todayprinted-04.jpg Today Online (Singapore): http://www.todayonline.com/Voices/EDC120611-0000130/The-shark-fin-trade-is-not-sustainable Shark Savers blog: http://sharksavers.org/en/blogs/849-forty-one-leading-scientists-declare-shark-fin-trade-not-sustainable-in-open-letter-presented-to-nmp-fang.html Gulfnews: http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/uae/environment/uae-team-supports-campaign-to-protect-sharks-1.1032410 SCMP: http://hksharkfoundation.org/sharkfoundationwp-content/uploads/2012/06/0506_SCMP.jpg  In Chinese: 蘋果日報 (台灣): http://www.appledaily.com.tw/realtimenews/article/international/20120529/124968/applesearch/ 聯合新聞網: http://udn.com/NEWS/BREAKINGNEWS/BREAKINGNEWS1/7124486.shtml…

Hong Kong’s First “March for Sharks” – 13 May 2012

To read media coverage, please click links below: In English: Voice of America: http://www.voanews.com/english/news/Hong-Kong-Activists-Protest-Shark-Fin-Trade-151294975.html  In Chinese:  自由時報電子報: http://www.libertytimes.com.tw/2012/new/may/14/today-int12.htm?Slots=BInt 爽報: http://www.sharpdaily.hk/article/news/20120514/89510 東方日報: http://orientaldaily.on.cc/cnt/news/20120514/00176_039.html 蘋果日報: http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/news/art/20120514/16334224  

Forty Top Global Scientists Urge HK Legislators to Take Action to Save Sharks – 22 May 2012

  Forty Top Global Scientists Urge HK Legislators to Take Action to Save Sharks Hong Kong – Forty-one global marine scientists have signed a letter to Hong Kong SAR legislators urging the government take action to protect dwindling populations of shark species and countering recent misinformation alleging the shark fin trade is sustainable. The letter,…

Marine Scientist letter presentation- “Forty Top Global Scientists Urge HK Legislators to Take Actions to Save Sharks”

Dear HKSAR Legislator, As professional marine scientists who have personally witnessed and documented the dramatic declines of shark populations around the world, we would like to express our concern about the recent misinformation perpetuated in the media, both Asian and international, asserting that the shark fin trade is sustainable. The reality is that this vast…