A big issue regarding the slow reproduction of sharks is that they cannot keep up with the pace of the fishing. They only reach reproductive age as late as 12-15 years, and combined with the fast pace they are disappearing they are not able to recover the population. As of now 74 shark species are listed as threathened, and 11 of them are critically endendegerd, on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List. 3. The price for shark fin soup To make the worlds most expensive soup, inhumane killing of sharks are happening at several places around the world, its not just focused around China.
If you desire to remain safe from shark attacks, you have to comprehend them a bit more deeply than most people do. These ideas from ichthyologists (or shark specialists) should assist you stay safe. Sharks in fact hate eating individuals Sharks have actually evolved over millions of years to consume seals, fish, crabs, turtles and other marine life. In general, they don't seem to have a taste for land animals, particularly humans. Sharks that take a bite from human beings typically spit the expand.
Wildaid’s mission is to end wildlife trade, and this cooperation envisions a world where we as people no longer purchase products containing animals such as shark fins, elephant ivory and, rhino horn. This cooperation spread this message to hundreds of millions of people, and have accomplished the banning of shark fins in China’s state banquets. It is evident that “in China according to traders and leading fishing statistics, the consumption of sharks has gone down by 50-70% in recent years” . This cooperation should be acknowledged and should be taught to younger generations to eventually stop the practice of shark finning in
1. With only 152 shark attack fatalities since 1580, you are more likely to be attacked and killed by many other things. According to the Florida Museum of Natural History you are more likely to be killed by an alligator, lightning, a tornado, sand, do it yourself projects, or bicycling. Believe it or not, you are also 33 times more likely to be killed by a dog. 2.
Hollywood has dramatized many shark films to depict sharks as bloodthirsty, flesh tearing, soulless predators that roam the seas scouring for juicy, innocent humans to feast on. Bull sharks are known to be one of the most aggressive sharks; however, shark attacks are extremely rare averaging only sixteen per year (National Geographic News). Most of these attacks are also due to the fact that most sharks have poor eyesight and easily get confused between humans and other ocean wildlife. Sharks are much more than sea monsters slashing through the water. They are beautiful, fascinating creatures that have many interesting characteristics.
“ That means tigers and lions have around 18,000 times less space in the zoo then in the wild”.Zoos are becoming more dangerous for animals. 3,000 to 5,000 stressed animals are killed each year in zoos. Do you believe that over 400 animals are killed a month, 13 a day,1 every 2 hour all killed in zoos. That why we should ban zoos. The animals in the
This is like an army killing civilians and hospitals in a war which is considered a war crime which is viewed highly unethical(War and international humanitarian law). The fish being caught don't have a chance to try and escape the nets due to their size. For fishers to continue using bottom trawling as a fishing way is questionable since sometimes they have to discard 90% of their catch back into the ocean often dead or dying because it's not the right fish. In Fact the Irish times report that the skipper of the world's largest fishing boat witch hunts tuna got fined 105,000 euros for discarding his bycatch unlawfully(Clancy). On november 10, 2015 the European Union Fishery Council ruled against bottom trawling advocates and banned bottom trawling below 800 meters in european waters(European Council).
146 orcas have died in captivity, and 48 of those orcas have died at SeaWorld. The average person believes that orcas, also known as killer whales, are in captivity for their own well being, or to research their species, but that is false. Killer whales are tortured to do our bidding, for other people's entertainment and greediness. The orca trainers limit their food rations so that they become hungry enough to want the “food treat” after they do the tricks that are force upon them. Orcas do not belong in captivity, they belong in the ocean not in a tank.
One of the difficulties dealing with Shark Fin Soup is the moral principles behind using the Shark Fins within the soup. According to British Filmmakers following Carlos Maucuaca, Mozambique’s first native dive instructor and shark conservationist, stated, “An estimated 73 million sharks are slaughtered every year, with 110 species now facing extinction”. During the production of the film, it was found consumers are dying due to the high levels of methylmercury within the Shark Fins. The methylmercury within the Shark Fins is the reason for several Countries such as the United States warning women not to eat Shark Fins while child-bearing. Due to the fact, 60,000 children are born with damage caused by methylmercury.
Plastic contains petroleum products therefore it does not biodegrade. The disposable plastic such as plastic straws, plastic bags and plastic bottles and caps ends up in the oceans. Many different kinds of plastic go into the oceans. They cut into smaller and smaller toxic pieces that kill seabirds and marine creatures like whales, gull and sea turtles when they accidentally ingest them. Every year above one million seabird and 100,000 marine mammals die as a result of plastic ingestion or entanglement.