Ban of shark's fin cargo by Air China a big sign of change

Air China has become the first airline in mainland China to ban shark's fin cargo, marking a dramatic shift in attitudes towards trade in endangered wildlife there and throwing a lifeline to shark populations threatened with imminent extinction.

The Straits Times

Last updated on 12 January 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
China
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Unsustainable fishing and harvesting aquatic resources
Species group: 
Fish