Blog Sharm – 29.02.2020
Every year, between 63 and 273 million sharks are killed, and many species are increasingly threatened worldwide. Globally sharks are targeted for their meat and liver oil, but the biggest threat is still shark finning. The steep erosion of shark populations across the globe has severe impacts, as many sharks are ‘apex predators’ and play an active role in maintaining healthy and productive marine ecosystems.
The ‘Stop Finning-Stop the Trade’ European Citizens’ Initiative is collecting votes by EU citizens, in one year they have to collect 1 million signatures – we ask supporters in the European Union to participate and help to finally make a change!