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Shark finning protest at Rio de Janeiro beach

by on Nov.21, 2010 at 3:02 pm, under Shark News Stories

Australia’s Sky News is reporting that approximately 1,000 cardboard shark fins were assembled on Rio’s Copacabana beach as a form of protest against shark finning. Taiwan News also reported that, in addition to the fake shark fins, shark sculptures and a banner reading “Japan/China/Taiwan stop killing our sharks” were included in the demonstration. The article added that the demonstration was a kick-off for Brazil’s shark preservation week.

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