Shark Defenders Say There's No Sustainable Fin Source
Author: Tevita Vuibau
Source: The Fiji Times
August 12, 2013
THERE are no sustainable sources of shark fins and the transportation of them whether by land or air must stop.
That's the assertion of the Coral Reef Alliance and the Pew Environment Group and it is supported by very convincing evidence.
It comes after national carrier Fiji Airways banned the transport of shark fins from unsustainable and unverified sources earlier this year. However as Coral Reef Alliance Fiji field officer Arthur Sokimi explained, there is no reason to believe there are sustainable sources to begin with.
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