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Sharks endangered by fin trade

By Chen Chen and Yan Xiaoqing
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Mr. Steve Trent, co-founder and president of WildAid received an exclusive interview by, talking about the current situation of shark conservation in China and Asia.

Steve Trent, Co-founder and President of WildAid.

Steve Trent, Co-founder and President of WildAid.


1. We know that Asia is the largest shark fin consumer in the world. What efforts have your organization made in Asia to stop the trade of shark fins?

2. Yao Ming is active in the shark conservation. We've seen advertisements of Yao to call for people stop eating shark fins. In what case did he begin to participate in the campaign? >>>

3. What is the status quo of shark and shark conservation in China? >>>

4. How many countries in the world have banned the trade of shark fins? >>>

5. Some fish men claimed that it's not like what's shown in the movie that shark fins are cut and then thrown into the sea waiting for death because it's impossible to cut the shark fins when it's alive. How do you comment on this? >>>

6. We know that shark fins are very important food in China. Is there any other food can replace shark fins? >>>


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