Indonesia's Controversial Shark Fin Trade : News Photo

Indonesia's Controversial Shark Fin Trade

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BANYUWANGI, INDONESIA - MAY 25: A worker cuts the shark fins at Muncar Port on May 25, 2014 in Banyuwangi, Indonesia. Indonesia has become one of the major exporters of meat and shark fins in the world, producing 640 thousand tons per year. The Indonesian government is tightening regulations for the fishing of sharks and manta rays, which are now included in the list of Appendix II of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). (Photo by Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images)
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BANYUWANGI, INDONESIA - MAY 25: A worker cuts the shark fins at Muncar Port on May 25, 2014 in Banyuwangi, Indonesia. Indonesia has become one of the major exporters of meat and shark fins in the world, producing 640 thousand tons per year. The Indonesian government is tightening regulations for the fishing of sharks and manta rays, which are now included in the list of Appendix II of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). (Photo by Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images)
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May 25, 2014
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worker cuts the shark fins at Muncar Port on May 25 2014 in... News Photo 493750239Animal,Cut,Fin,Horizontal,Human Interest,Indonesia,Occupation,Politics,SharksPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2014 Getty ImagesBANYUWANGI, INDONESIA - MAY 25: A worker cuts the shark fins at Muncar Port on May 25, 2014 in Banyuwangi, Indonesia. Indonesia has become one of the major exporters of meat and shark fins in the world, producing 640 thousand tons per year. The Indonesian government is tightening regulations for the fishing of sharks and manta rays, which are now included in the list of Appendix II of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). (Photo by Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images)