V13 Vodka Bar Presents: Halloween Noseoff Party – Saturday 29 September 2011

On Saturday 29 October 2011, we will be waiting for a chance to ‘Cut off your Nose’ in a Halloween horror event to highlight the currently unsustainable practice of shark-finning. The blood-curdling ‘NoseOff’ campaign takes place at a special nautical-themed ‘Ghost Ship’ Halloween party taking place at the V13 Vodka Bar, 13 Old Bailey Street, from…

Lone sharks: Persuading the Chinese to give up shark’s fin soup – The Economist

IS THE tide turning against shark’s fin soup? Conservationists certainly hope so. On September 22nd in Shanghai WildAid, a charity, launched a campaign to persuade Chinese people to give up eating the delicacy. Celebrity support for the bid was provided by Yao Ming, a Chinese basketball star, and Sir Richard Branson, a British business star.…