Crimson Irony by `yuumei
What Do You Really Know About Shark Finning? #wildlifewednesday
I love this bumper sticker
Look closely - these are the estimated 30,000 shark fins that photographer Alex Hofford found drying on a rooftop in Hong Kong a few weeks ago. Click to check out more photos & info.
Uhhh I guess I’ll post this? I like how everything looks as a whole— but conceptually I really failed this project, haha;;
The idea was to take an article and apply a sin to it; I chose Greed. The idea was that the bag that they’re in had the potential to hide what was whatever in it, while also representing a money bag; but it became so filled that it overflowed and spilled, unable to hide it anymore (increased awareness of shark finning). BUUUT WHATEVER it’s bad.
A Dose of Whatever: Shark Fin Import Ban :) -
Parliament to debate and vote on shark fin bill this Spring
• apex predators such as sharks play a critical role in maintaining healthy, balanced marine ecosystems;
• the continuing practice of shark finning, which is the practice of removing the fins and discarding the
“Sharks are slaughtered around the world for their fins, which are used in tasteless soups considered an upper class delicacy in China. Studies estimate the number of sharks killed annually to range from 26 million to 73 million. This staggering amount will wipe several species of sharks off the planet in the next ten years, guaranteed. Once the fins are hacked off of the living animal, it’s wiggling, writhing body is thrown overboard, floating to the bottom where it suffocates, since sharks need to swim to breath, and or is eaten slowly by other animals. It’s a disgusting trade, and insanely barbaric practice, that must be stopped.”