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Maryland is currently considering a bill to prohibit the trade and distribution of shark fins. Sharks are disappearing from the world's oceans, and this Maryland policy is the latest amidst a growing international response to protect our resources and sustain healthy fisheries.
Shark. The word alone conjures up a mixed array of feelings, from fear to admiration.
In reality, sharks have much more to fear from us than us of them. A practice called finning is destroying 100 million sharks each year. In this controversial fishery - federally prohibited in U.S. waters - the fins of sharks are ...