Animal Advocacy Conference Asia 2021

Interested in hearing from animal advocates in Hong Kong?🇭🇰 Join Animal Alliance Asia’s Conference 2021 “Hong Kong Hour” at 6:30pm Hong Kong time, on November 22nd! In this panel discussion conducted in English, Kim J McCoy (麥劍祺) of Hong Kong Animal Law and Protection Organisation (HKALPO) and our own Executive Director Andrea Richey will discuss…

2nd Aquatic Life Conference

To have a healthy ocean, we need healthy aquatic animals like sharks. Yet ocean conservation and aquatic welfare advocacy has been completely soiled and our work is becoming more challenging. I will be joining an esteemed panel at The Aquatic Life Institute’s upcoming “2nd Aquatic Life Conference” to discuss “How Ocean Conservation and Aquatic Animal…

Educational Shark Fin Walking Tour

People frequently ask me if shark fin soup consumption is down? Given what I witnessed today, what do you think?!? 💔 Today, while on an educational walking tour of the dried shark fin market in Hong Kong 🇭🇰 , we saw over 80 fresh & raw shark 🦈 fins drying on the street. This killing…

Lingnan University Conservation Talk

Fantastic 1st time for Hong Kong Shark Foundation 香港護鯊會to teach college students at Lingnan University in Hong Kong 🇭🇰 and we were thoroughly impressed with their enthusiasm and engagement. Over 80 students attended our “Sharks In Crisis” 🦈 talk as part of Lingnan University’s “Science, Society and Sustainability Series 2021“. As educators a.k.a. farmers planting…

Colombian Authorities Seized 3,493 Shark Fins and 117 kilos (258 pounds) of Fish Swim Bladders at Bogota’s El Dorado International Airport

        Colombian authorities seized 3,493 shark fins and 117 kilos (258 pounds) of fish swim bladders at Bogota’s El Dorado International Airport that were bound for Hong Kong, the capital’s government said Friday Sept 24. Thanks to amazing marine biologist Diego Cardeñosa‘s important DNA testing work, it allowed Columbia authorities to identify quickly…

SIGN Shark Allies petition!

SIGN Shark Allies petition! Please sign & support this important Shark Allies petition and #SharkFreeVaccines initiative to stop the unsustainable use of shark liver oil in Covid vacines. Full details below…. “The continued pressure on shark populations, to satisfy the shark products trade is not sustainable, no matter whether the sharks were first caught for…