The cruel yet lucrative shark fin trade is back in the headlines and it's clearly something people care deeply about, public pressure and a petition signed by nearly 180,000 people, prompted shipping giant United Parcel Service (UPS) to ban shipments of shark fins.
Shark finning is the slicing off of shark fins and throwing the mutilated body, too often still alive, back into the ocean.
In this shocking new video tuna fishermen reveal that the horrific practice continues in the Pacific today.
"…even if it was still alive we would cut the fin."
The interviews were shot in a South Pacific port earlier this year. The men are tuna fishermen from Indonesia, who asked us to mask their identities for their protection.
Despite various national and international laws against it, ... Read more >