Sarah Lo’s Family

Sarah Lo’s Family These two shark heroes are brother and sister who come from the Lo family. They care and concern about the extinction of sharks. Therefore, they share and contribute their birthday gift to HKSF this year and last year. Sharing their birthday gifts to support protection of sharks, they really deserve our appreciation.

Kirsten

1. Can you introduce yourself briefly to us? Why protecting shark is an important issue? –   I am a nurse. At the same time, I am one of the members of a handicraft brand, Buddies Accessories. I created this handicraft brand with my friends, who like making hand-made accessories, in May, 2012.   All…

Olive Chiu

1. What made you personally decide to stop eating shark fin soup? Because people are killing sharks and the sea is getting red from their blood. Actually I never ate it before anyway.   2. How have you tried to spread the word to others, such as family, friends and colleagues? Yes, I say if you…

Apple Chow

Photographer: Alex Hofford 1. Can you introduce yourself briefly to us? Why protecting shark is an important issue? I have held several roles, including Senior Oceans Campaigner of Greenpeace working in HK, Taiwan and Korea.  I am currently working in the UK and continue the battle against overfishing. Some of my friends call me “Appleshark”,…

Amanda Yik

1. What made you personally decide to stop eating shark fin soup? Sharks are beautiful animals and play an important role in maintaining the balance in the marine ecosystem. I started to become more concerned about shark finning about 12 years ago when I started to do more open water sports. I fell in love…

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…

Clement Lee

Shark-loving Facebook fans are already familiar with the unstoppable campaign machine that is Clement Lee. At one point, Clement had over 10,000 members on his group (魚翅婚宴。人情七折」再生版 Cut gift money for shark fin banquets) and, at HKSF’s request, he initiated the Facebook campaign that was instrumental in persuading Citibank to go shark-free in 2010. Since…