Call for restrictions on shark fishing in Indonesia

Scientists say law enforcement has been weak and more needs to be done to enforce the export ban and protect vulnerable shark species.

    Scientists are calling for restrictions on shark fishing to prevent them being wiped out from waters around Indonesia.

    The demand for shark fin soup in China is endangering many species.

    Generations of Indonesian fishermen have relied on them as their main source of income.

    Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Tanjung Luar in East Indonesia.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Musta'ribeen, Israel's agents who pose as Palestinians

    Who are the Israeli agents posing as Palestinians?

    Musta'ribeen are an elite Israeli undercover unit that disguises themselves as Arabs or Palestinians.

    Stories from the sex trade

    Stories from the sex trade

    Dutch sex workers, pimps and johns share their stories.

     How Britain Destroyed the Palestinian Homeland

    How Britain Destroyed the Palestinian Homeland

    100 years since Balfour's "promise", Palestinians insist that their rights in Palestine cannot be dismissed.