There May Still Be Hope For Sharks

"Sinocism is the Presidential Daily Brief for China hands"- Evan Osnos, New Yorker Correspondent and National Book Award Winner

A Beijing friend is part of an investor group that is opening a high end duck restaurant in Beijing CBD. Last night at a birthday party he was telling us that the menu would also include seafood but not shark fin. He said they wanted to be environmentally friendly and, as at least one of his investors is a powerful entertainment industry figure, needed to avoid any bad publicity.

Yao Ming’s campaign against eating shark fin may be working.