Freshly caught shark are laid out on a beach in Puerto Lopez, Ecuador. Picture: Alamy

War on sharks: Chinese demand for fins driving rogue fishing fleets to plunder ocean’s top predator

Despite the capture of a Chinese freighter off the Galapagos islands last year, its hold packed tight with 150 tonnes of dead sharks, the Pacific Ocean off Central America remains a blood-soaked environmental crime scene

Topic |   Conservation

TOP PICKS

Freshly caught shark are laid out on a beach in Puerto Lopez, Ecuador. Picture: Alamy
READ FULL ARTICLE