I've just watched a documentary called Sharkwater and and was appalled with what I saw.
Sharks are being killed for Asian countries because of their fins so they can eat their precious shark fin soup. It's become a £multi-billion industry which is wiping out the existance of sharks.
More info here:http://www.sharkwater.com/savesharks.php
Send an e-mail to the Secretary General of the UN requesting international bans on shark finning and the importation of fins. Will take up less than five minutes of your time.[email protected]