PRESS RELEASE: Hong Kong government should strengthen regulation after seizing of large batch of illegal shark fin

Hong Kong (7th July, 2016) – Hong Kong Shark Foundation (HKSF) commend the Hong Kong government on its recent seizure of illegal import of hammerhead sharks fin weighing about 880 kilograms. This huge batch of shark fins is estimated to include over 100 endangered hammerhead sharks. [1]   Yuen Ping Chow, Executive Director, HKSF said,…

PRESS RELEASE: Wildlife Activists Stage Bloody Protest At FedEx Depot in Hong Kong To Save Sharks From Extinction

Wildlife Activists Stage Bloody Protest At FedEx Depot in Hong Kong To Save Sharks From Extinction HONG KONG (03 July 2016) — Around 30 Hong Kong wildlife activists gathered today outside a FedEx depot in the city’s Kennedy Town district in a dramatic display to draw attention to the FedEx’s continued shipments of cruel and unsustainable shark…

Ava’s Birthday

Thank you Ava for sharing her birthday gifts with HKSF! Ava through twopresents donated her family and friends contribution to support our work on shark conservation. If you would also love to share your birthday gifts with us, set up your party on www.twopresents.com and select Hong Kong Shark Foundation as your chosen charity!

SCMP: Cathay Pacific targeted in shark fin protest at Hong Kong International Airport

SCMP: Cathay Pacific targeted in shark fin protest at Hong Kong International Airport PUBLISHED : Sunday, 29 May, 2016, 9:00pm UPDATED : Sunday, 29 May, 2016, 9:08pm News›Hong Kong›Health & Environment CONSERVATION Danny Lee [email protected] Pressure on carrier to follow lead of HK Express and impose outright ban rather than persisting with its ‘sustainable’ policy…

PRESS RELEASE: HK Express Goes Shark Free With New Cargo Policy Commitment

The shark products restriction from HK Express will prohibit large consignments of shark fin being shipped as cargo. As an airline with bold expansion plans to absorb demand from over 60 million potential customers in China’s growing Pearl River Delta region that includes Hong Kong, Macau, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and beyond, the HK Express’ #sharkfree commitment is of great significance. It will play a major role in restoring the health of the world’s oceans which have in recent years seen a dramatic collapse in shark populations by as much as 90%.