Shark Trade

Mississauga Chinese Business Association Criticizes Shark Fin Ban

Mississauga Chinese Business Association Criticizes Shark Fin Ban

Mississauga Chinese Business Association Criticizes Shark Fin Ban

Toronto bans shark fin products

Toronto bans shark fin products

City council votes to ban shark fin products in Toronto

Mississauga Group protests shark fin ban

Mississauga Group protests shark fin ban

By Chris Clay, Mississauga.com , 24. October 2011 A group of residents and business owners gathered at Celebration Square today to demand the City of Mississauga repeal a recently-passed bylaw banning shark fin products. The protest, organized in part by the Mississauga Chinese Business Association (MCBA), featured about 70 people waving placards. They were there

Committee approves shark-fin ban in Toronto

Committee approves shark-fin ban in Toronto

By CityNews.ca staff, 13. October 2011 A day after Mississauga banned shark fin products, a committee approved similar action against the controversial Chinese delicacy in Toronto. However, the decision will still have to go to city council for final approval, and then on to Ottawa. A city report noted that as a municipality, Toronto has

Sabah prohibits shark fishing

Sabah prohibits shark fishing

Shark Hunting In Sabah Expected To Become Illegal Early Next Year   Published by BERNAMA, 12. October 2011 By early next year, shark hunting is expected to be illegal in Sabah, says State Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun. He said his ministry was ready with the appropriate paperwork after considering seeking a

Eco-labeled Dogfish Fishery proposed for Alaska

Eco-labeled Dogfish Fishery proposed for Alaska

Feasibility of a Spiny Dogfish Fishery in Alaska

California Governor signs Ban on Shark Fin Trade

California Governor signs Ban on Shark Fin Trade

California Governor signs Ban on Shark Fin Trade

Manningham takes shark fin soup off the menu

Manningham takes shark fin soup off the menu

by Shaun Turton, Manningham Leader, 05. October 2011 SHARK fin soup has been taken off the menu at Manningham Council’s function centre in response to a complaint from an animal cruelty lobby group. The dish was hastily dumped last week after the Manningham Function Centre appeared on the Australian Anti Shark Finning Alliance’s (TAASFA) internet

World’s largest Shark Sanctuary in Marshall Islands

World’s largest Shark Sanctuary in Marshall Islands

World’s largest Shark Sanctuary in Marshall Islands

Singapore’s first supermarket with ‘no shark fins policy’

Singapore’s first supermarket with ‘no shark fins policy’

Cold Storage becomes 1st supermarket with ‘no shark fins policy’ Published on 30 Sep 2011, by The Straits Times. Cold Storage has become Singapore’s first supermarket to stop selling shark fins, or other shark products, in any of its 42 stores across the island, as part of a ‘no shark fins policy’. It also scored

WWF criticizes MSC Certification of Spiny Dogfish

WWF criticizes MSC Certification of Spiny Dogfish

WWF criticizes MSC Certification of Spiny Dogfish Marine Stewardship Council Squalus suckleyi Germany

BC Spiny Dogfish Fishery certified as sustainable

BC Spiny Dogfish Fishery certified as sustainable

World’s first spiny dogfish fishery receives MSC certification for sustainable fishing Marine Stewardship Council British Columbia Squalus suckleyi

California Senate Votes to Halt Trade of Shark Fins in California

California Senate Votes to Halt Trade of Shark Fins in California

Press Release by Oceana, 06 September 2011 Sacramento, CA – Today the California Senate acknowledged the importance of the ocean’s top predator, sharks, by voting to enact a ban on the sale, trade, possession, and distribution of shark fins in the state.  Oceana applauds the Senate for taking action to halt California’s contribution to the

Shark Trust criticises Dutch Porbeagle Auction

Shark Trust criticises Dutch Porbeagle Auction

On August 19,  we reported that two porbeagle sharks were auctioned in the Netherlands ( link to post ). Below is a News Release by Shark Trust about this case : Illegally caught shark auctioned in Scheveningen Friday 25 August 2011   Despite EU rules to protect it, a rare porbeagle shark was auctioned last

Shark Finning Continues in Costa Rica

Shark Finning Continues in Costa Rica

By: Randall Arauz, President PRETOMA Periódico La Nación, Costa Rica. August 1, 2011. Op-Ed Section. “Shark finning is prohibited in Costa Rica and there is no reason to be concerned about it”, said INCOPESCA’s President, Jorge Dobles, during a hearing with the Legislative Assembly’s Environmental Commission on Thursday, July 21st. This comment lead to liberation