Tuesday, April 10, 2012 | Categories: Features
Sharks are a tough sell. They are not cute and they are not cuddly.
But they are in dire need of our attention, according to conservation biologist and Director of the Wildlife Conservation Society's Gulf And Caribbean Sharks and Rays Program, Dr. Rachel Graham.
As many as 38 million sharks are killed annually, either as the inadvertant bycatch of industries such as the tuna fishery, or purposely slaughtered for their fins to feed demand for shark fin soup.