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Text of Dr Giam’s speech at ISEAS on 16th Feb 2012

Shark fin soup Also helps the Poor  ‘’Each year, 73 million sharks are killed primarily for their fins to feed our increasing hunger for sharks fin soup.’’ WWF Singapore ‘Humans kill 100 million sharks a year …and for what?  Shark … Continue reading

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Shark’s Fin Soup Helps the Poor: Is the Fin Industry all that Bad?

SPEAKER: Dr Choo-Hoo Giam Committee Member, CITES (UN Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) Thursday, 16 February 2012 9:30am – 12:30pm ISEAS Seminar Room II 16feb2012 sfs flyer

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The Debate on Sharks Fin continues …..

Did you know that sharks in general are not an endangered species, although it is claimed that more than 73 million of them are caught and killed every year? What then, has this statement got to do about sharks fin … Continue reading

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