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Estimates of the global shark fishery range from about 70 and 270 million sharks per year, with as many as 100 million killed for their fins alone.
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|Hunting sharks for their fins has become big business across the globe, as shark-fin soup—once an expensive delicacy unaffordable to most—soars in popularity among China’s growing newly affluent middle class.|
How Shark Fin Soup Is Turning Sour, and Why That's Sweet for Us Humans
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|Tens of millions of sharks are killed every year — mostly for the sake of a bowl of soup — but conservationists hope that that the multibillion-dollar trade in shark fins will soon be more endangered than the sharks.|