Honduran president watches as officials burn illegal shark fins

Pew Environment Group has released a video of Honduran law officials burning a pile of illegal shark fins, while Honduran president, Porfirio Lobo Sosa, watched. President Lobo Sosa declared Honduran waters as a shark sanctuary last year. The burning of the illegal fins, which were primarily fins from nurse sharks (Ginglymostoma cirratum), was intended to symbolize Honduras’ commitment to enforcing shark protection laws.

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