Laurens De Groot – Sharks face extinction in Arab seas, good item from Al Jazeera #sharks #sea shepherd http://bit.ly/crffZZ
Numerous species of sharks in the Arabian seas are facing a growing threat of extinction as demand for their fins rises across the world.
Considered a delicacy in Asia – shark fin is one of the world’s most expensive foods and it has grown into a multi-billion dollar industry.
Oman hosts one of the world’s biggest shark fisheries and has become a major supplier to Asian countries.
Al Jazeera’s Nick Clark reports from Oman – where as shark numbers dwindle, so does the livelihood of many people.
Bron : Al Jazeera (English)