#SharkAwarenessDay

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To mark Shark Awareness Day, July 14th, here’s an illustration highlighting the issues surrounding shark fin soup. Finning involves cutting off the fins, whilst the remainder of the shark (usually still alive) is then discarded back into the ocean. Such is the demand for this delicacy that it’s causing a population decline which impacts on the ocean ecosystem. To learn more please read this article by Lauren Smith in The Guardian.

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