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Taiwan to Establish Shark Finning Ban


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Source: PRNewswire

October 21, 2011

 

"Matt Rand, director of global shark conservation for the Pew Environment Group, issued the following statement today in response to an announcement by the Taiwan Fisheries Agency that it will impose a ban next year on shark finning-the practice of slicing off the animal's fins on-board and then throwing away the body at sea-and mandate that sharks are landed with their fins attached.

 

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