ENGOs Renew Push for Shark Trade Elimination Act Passage; Industry, Scientists Push Back
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Susan Chambers - May 15, 2017
Like sharks in a feeding frenzy, a group of scientists, students and Oceana are circling, renewing their push to pass the Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act, threatening sustainable U.S shark fisheries. The scientists and ENGOs also say sharks are in decline.
On the other side, the Sustainable Shark Alliance, a U.S. seafood industry trade group, opposes the legislation. It's unnecessary, they say, won't make a dent in the global shark trade and ultimately penalize responsible fishermen.
“Oceana presents a false choice ...
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