Thousands of Sharks Found on Boat in Huge Illegal Haul in Galápagos Sanctuary – National Geographic

Cover of January, 1915 National Geographic Mag...

Cover of January, 1915 National Geographic Magazine (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The National Geographic reports that the confiscation of the Chinese ship and arrest of its 20 crew in the Galápagos show just how hard it is to protect marine sanctuaries.

Source: Thousands of Sharks Found on Boat in Huge Illegal Haul in Galápagos Sanctuary

This is a quite an amazing story and the amount of dead sharks found is staggering.

Whether it’s hunting protected fish and animals, or trafficing humans or narcotics, the perpetrators are flouting laws for huge financial gain.

Perhaps, it’s time to reintroduce hard labour for life?

Thoughts?

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