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Shark Fin Consumption Declines in Hong Kongi
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June 20, 2013 3:36 PM
Hong Kong is the world's shark fin capital, where about half of all fins are traded. But a backlash from environmentalists and consumer groups is pressuring restaurants to stop serving dishes containing shark fin. Jason Strother and Malte Kollenberg report from Hong Kong.

Shark Fin Consumption Declines in Hong Kong

Published June 20, 2013

Hong Kong is the world's shark fin capital, where about half of all fins are traded. But a backlash from environmentalists and consumer groups is pressuring restaurants to stop serving dishes containing shark fin. Jason Strother and Malte Kollenberg report from Hong Kong.


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