Biodiversity : Newsfile

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  • Sharks in the soup

    9 April 2001

    Sharks, the deadly predators of the seas, are being fished to the brink of extinction as the demand for the delicacy shark fin soup soars in Asia, warns a UK-based environment group.

  • Bear necessity

    9 April 2001

    The world's bears are under increasing threat according to a report by WWF, Wanted Alive! Bears in the Wild. Almost all bear species have undergone dramatic population declines in recent decades mainly due to trade in their body parts, habitat destruction and human/animal conflict.