To all shark friends…. A very good start of 2009… it has been confirmed that Tesco Lotus Phuket/Thailand has finally removed all shark producs from there shelves!!! This sure does not take Sharks of the endangered list yet, but it is a rare step in the right direction!!! Thanks to all who participated and a […]
Not only Sea Bees’ Managing Director has sent e-mails to Tesco, Sea Bees dive instructors have as well. Yesterday we have received another reply. Somehow Tesco has a hard time understanding our concern about selling shark fins. After receiving this mail, we promptly had to ask Tesco, to tell us about a sustainable way of […]
Last week we have covered a story about shark fins sold in Tesco Phuket. Sea Bees Diving, Mik and many of our Sea Bees Blog readers have contacted Tesco UK and demanded a response. Yesterday we have received an e-mail from the Customer Service Manager ‘Karen White’. Thereupon we did not hesitate to contact them […]
This week is European Shark Week. Defend threatened sharks: Help stop overfishing and finning now! The UK is one of five EU member states to allow fishermen to remove shark fins at sea under an exception to the EU finning ban. At least 30 species of sharks can be found in British waters, over half […]
Sea Bees Diving has just received a mail from Mik, a dive instructor working here in Phuket, about shark fin sales in Tesco Lotus Phuket. Yesterday I saw something that has spurred my normally (non tree-hugging, non-vegetarian) laid back attitude into life.
These pictures were taken in Tesco Phuket on the 6th October 2008 and […]