A new report finds that Hong Kong imports about half of the world shark fin harvest.
Around the world, sharks are in crisis. And that means our oceans ecosystems too. Many species have suffered population declines of 90 to 99 percent in recent decades, mostly to feed the seemingly endless demand for the tasteless concoction known as shark fin soup, which is served to mark important occasions such as weddings and business deals in China and some other Asian communities.
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