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    The Effects of Shark Finning An ecosystem is an environment in which a community of organisms live in. Our ecosystem is threatened by a numerous of things. If the ecosystem is put off balance or destroyed, it could disrupt the food chain and cause several shortages. The act of shark finning is one of these factors disrupting our ecosystem. Fishermen harmfully reap the fins of sharks for money. This cruelty is only for one meal called shark fin soup. It is an old asian delicacy that is still around today. If shark finning continues and sharks are led to extinction, the ocean would not operate correctly causing the ecosystem to be put off balance. Shark finning is banned in some countries and it has improved their surrounding areas. Sharks are…

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    Sharks are pretty majestic creatures in the ocean. Now others might think they are dangerous and not needed. To be truly honest they are very important, their role is to help maintain populations of other sea creatures. They are like predators but just in the water not land animals. Now I know a lot of people don’t know what is happening to sharks today. Sharks are actually being killed by the thousands, by a cruel and inhumane act called shark finning. We can’t really understand the effects…

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    Essay On Shark Finning

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    has ripple effects in the world. A prime example of this is shark finning. Many of the world’s shark populations are being decimated by the fishing industry, but what people do not take into consideration is the role sharks play in their environment. Not to mention that the way the sharks are being treated during the process is extremely barbaric. Therefore, shark finning should be illegal because it is cruel and inhumane, it has negative effects on the ecosystem, and the sharks that are…

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    Should shark hunting be banned earn a huge attention to the society?In my suggestion, I think shark hunting should be banned.Normally, the fisher hunt the shark is for their fin.Then, plenty shark fin has been cut and after it has been cut the shark will drown.Many sharks died because of this and this affects the marine ecosystem.I think this action is unfair to shark.Also,after you finish reading this research essay,more than 1500 sharks will be killed。That’s mean every 5 second there are a…

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    Shark finning has been a worldwide issue. Approximately 73 million sharks are killed each year solely for their fins. But this number does not include the number of sharks that are killed for reasons other than finning (Raloff). China and Hong Kong are the largest importers for shark fins due to China’s cultural tradition for Shark Fin Soup (“How Many Sharks Are Killed Each Year For Their Fins?”). Shark Fin Soup was introduced into Chinese cuisine during the Sung Dynasty (AD 960–1279) but did…

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    For centuries, shark fin soup has been considered a delicacy in the east, coveted for its social flare. The spike in demand for shark fin soup has turned shark finning into a lucrative business, leaving shark populations in danger. Finning is a cruel and wasteful practice that is running shark populations into the ground and imbalancing our ocean ecosystems. In order to reduce the demand for shark fins, consumers should reject shark fin soup in favor of shark-friendly alternatives that…

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    stripped their skin when they are still alive.Just because an elegant lady want a beautiful and warm coat. So do the shark,for the delicious and nourishing shark fin soup,people go to fishing the shark,then they cut off their finning.more cruel is when they cut off shark finning,they throw the shark back to sea for more space to save shark fin.The practice of shark finning kills 26 to 73 million sharks each year for their fins(Griffin, E., Miller, K.L., Freitas, B. and Hirshfield, M 2008…

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    After a long milestone of revolution, humans have forgotten the existence of other species. One of the most revolutionized species that is being ignored is sharks. By being the dominate predator of the ocean, sharks are often portrayed negatively. In result, humans have adopted the belief of God-given rights to seek, to hunt and to slaughter these fishes primarily for personal desires. Humans, the dominate animal of the land, proudly boast of their skill when they have captured another dominate…

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    who must live in these kind of situations, but sea animals are forced into tiny tanks where they will remain there for the rest of their lives. Keeping animals in captivity for our own use is infringement of an animal’s right to be free from human abuse. The crazy thing is that even in their own environment these poor and defenseless animals are hunted down and used for our own purposes. Sharks, for example, are hunted down for their fins and only their fins. Sharks have been living on earth for…

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    Stop Shark Finning Essay

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    Stop Shark-Finning! Why kill a whole shark for its fins in order to make shark fin soup, a tasteless and expensive soup just to impress your friends? Every year human beings kill over 102 million sharks while less than 10 people are killed by sharks, yet we call them bloody killers (Fairclough 1). This has created a drastic reduction in their numbers, and it is feared that it may lead to their extinction, causing a life imbalance on the planet’s ecosystem. Governments and environmental…

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