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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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    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 targeted the most by the…

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    Sharks: Finning and Management As the human population continues to increase, the demand for food also increases. An estimated 15 percent of consumed animal protein come from marine fish, and an overall 90 percent of the predatory fish, at the top of the food chain, are declining (Human, n.d). Hammerhead sharks, particularly scalloped hammerheads are the most threatened because of their fins and meat. The methods used for capturing this rare species are wasteful and cruel, and their decline is…

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    The Western Australian government policy of culling sharks to ensure greater public safety, has caused nationwide debate, which is reflected in media texts through different views on the controversial measure. Dr Euan Ritchie, in his opinion piece, “predators such as sharks essential for world’s health” (Herald Sun 28/1/14), points out to his Victorian readers who may not be informed on the issue or support the cull that the killing of sharks is a dangerous and irrational practice that should be…

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    population of sharks has been in a steady decrease since the 1950s and now one third of the shark populations is extinct. The decreasement of sharks has been linked to the increase of deep sea fishing in countries all around the world. Another reason for the downfall of the shark population is how long it takes for sharks to breed in the wild. If the world does not stop killing off sharks, the ocean and world will be an entirely different place. People are the main reason that sharks are…

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    Red-tailed black sharks or Epalzeorhynchus bicolor belong to the family Cyprinidae. This family of fish is also known as Cyprinids. In laymen's term the red-tail is a member of the carp family. The red-tailed black shark was native to Thailand. But sadly, they are now extinct in the wild. All the red-tails available in fish stores today are commercially raised products of the aquarium trade industry. Red-tails black sharks of course bear no relation to sharks. Their name is purely descriptive.…

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    Bloody sharks, http://www.care2.com/causes/will-the-silky-shark-in-central-america-be-saved-from-extinction.html red stained water and piles of fins. http://www.care2.com/causes/why-is-ups-still-shipping-shark-fins-despite-public-outcry.html It feels like the Taiji dolphin slaughter http://www.care2.com/causes/stand-against-taijis-dolphin-slaughter-and-cetacean-captivity-this-weekend.html all over again, but now the victims are sharks. Horrific images circulating around the web showing…

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    attack you like he killed the people in the movie. Attacher-In Jaws the shark washed up pretty close to the beach and ate a lot of human beings because the life guards weren't looking out good enough to see the shark the shark. That's why we need beaches to work harder with watching beaches. Thesis- Shark attacks are a real threat to people and animals,and Wildwood should do more to prevent this threat. Body #1- History of shark attacks that happened earlier. Topic sentence- The history…

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    Sharks are some of the most misunderstood creatures in the world. They are often given an unfavorable image by the media, both in the news and in the movies. For example, the 1975 summer blockbuster movie "Jaws" directed by Steven Spielberg, portrayed great white sharks as ferocious man eating monsters, that actively hunts humans. In addition, the Discovery Channel is guilty of doing this in their Shark Week television program. The program over exaggerates the behaviors of sharks as being very…

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    commonly, White Shark, is one of the greatest predators in the world among marine life. They are usually found in tropical areas but research has been conducted on these sharks from the Northwest Atlantic to Southern Africa to North East near the Hudson canyon. The average size of a White Shark is 6.4 meters and they weigh on average, 2268 kg. Temperature greatly affects white sharks metabolism, hunting fields, living distribution and mating habits. Unlike some marine life, white sharks are…

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