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New Caledonia bans shark finning

New Caledonia bans shark finning

Updated 29 April 2013, 11:59 AEST

New Caledonia has banned the practice of shark finning.

The decision by the French Pacific territory follows similar moves by French Polynesia, Palau and Cook Islands.

The United Nations estimates humans kill about 100 million sharks each year.

Presenter:Geraldine Coutts

Speaker: Arthur Sokimi, the Coral Reef Alliance.

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