Tradition vs Ecology: Shark finning

In Japan, shark fin soup, or fukahire, is regarded as a status symbol and delicacy. The shark finning industry in Japan feeds Chinese demand – and it is literally driving sharks to extinction, as the fins are hacked and the bodies discarded at sea. In Shibuya, the heart of Tokyo, Spanish artist Pejac has created street art to embody this shifting paradigm. The […]