Hong Kong Airline Stops Shipping Shark Fin

September 7, 2012 / 1 Comment

Following pressure from environmental groups, Hong Kong Airlines has banned shark fins from its cargo flights. It is estimated that the airline flew 650 tonnes of shark fin into Hong Konge very year. It has now decided to end shipping of unsustainably sourced sharks and shark-related products. The airline will not enter into new contracts in this regard. The main reason ...

TOMS Designs ‘Shark Shoes’ to Help Protect Sharks

August 15, 2012 / No Comments

'Shark Shoes' might sound like a pair of shoes to protect swimmers from shark attacks. But it is the other way round. These shoes are part of a project to protect the species. Shoe manufacturer TOMS and RJ Dunlap Marine Conservation Program at the University of Miami have come up with a new program to help protect the species. The company ...