Singapore must be more transparent in shark fin trade

Singapore was ranked the world’s second-largest shark fin trader by value after Hong Kong, according to trade figures from 2012-2013, say conservationist groups Traffic and WWF. SINGAPORE: Conservationist groups called on the Singapore Government to improve transparency and conduct “more robust monitoring” to tackle the global shark fin trade, after the country was found to be one of the world’s largest shark fin trader by value. According to the latest report released by wildlife-trade monitor Traffic and conservation group WWF on Friday (May 26), Singapore was ranked the world’s second-largest…

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