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Shark killings in Ecuador rise

As the demands for shark fins in Asia rise, the shark business booms in Ecuador.

Shark killings in Ecuador rise

Sharks are hunted worldwide to meet Asia’s insatiable appetite for shark-fin soup. According to several reports, as many as 73 million sharks are being killed every year for their fins. Conservation groups say that it has further threatened some sharks, such as hammerheads, which are already considered endangered species.