Shark Finning Facts: The Brutal Truth

During 2014, three people were fatally attacked by sharks.

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Click here to see how many sharks were killed by humans due to the shark fin trade in 2014, per hour.

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8,333 killed per hour.

73 Million sharks are killed as a result of finning each year.

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Countries Exporting Shark Fins to Hong Kong

Since you’ve been reading this article, n sharks have been killed due to shark finning.

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Sources:
http://saveourseas.com/articles/how_many_sharks_are_caught_each_year
http://www.sharkattackfile.net/
http://www.sharksavers.org/en/education/sharks-are-in-trouble/finning-and-the-fin-trade/
http://oceana.org/sites/default/files/reports/OCEANA_international_trade_shark_fins_english.pdf