Cutting fins off sharks is not illegal in Indonesia, but the practice of finning them at sea, and throwing their helpless bodies back overboard, is believed to be one of the biggest threats to shark populations. Indonesia is believed to kill more sharks than any other nation on earth.
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New report finds that almost 600,000 metric tonnes of sharks and rays caught annually by top catchers
A study published yesterday by The Wildlife Trade Monitoring Network (TRAFFIC) details how the world’s …