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Cookwork Perspective: The luxury hotel, Shangri-La, vows to stop serving sharks fin in all of its 72 hotels. Will you join them at this campaign?

Ban on Shark Fin Soup Advances Through Asia

HONG KONG—A swell of opposition against shark fin soup—a traditional but increasingly controversial Chinese dish—gained backing from the luxury Shangri-La hotel chain just days before Lunar New Year, underscoring efforts world-wide to stop the hunting and trading of the endangered fish.

Shangri-La Asia Ltd. said it would ban shark fin from all of its 72 hotels, most of which are in Asia. About 95% of all shark fin is consumed within China, according to marine conservation group WildAid.

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Source: The Wall Street Journal

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