You also might spend most of your time looking for water and neglect finding food and shelter. And there’s no guarantee you can start a fire without a lighter or match in the wet jungle to help you purify any water that you find. If you have a water filter, you know for sure that you can stay properly hydrated at all times, and this is the first step toward ensuring your survival..
A quarter of shark and ray species are threatened with extinction, according to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, including species like the great hammerhead.The wholesale slaughter of sharks is also detrimental to the marine ecosystem itself already under pressure from industrial scale overfishing because removing the apex predator throws everything out of balance.Many sharks are tossed back into the ocean after their fins are removed.A public awareness campaign led by former National Basketball Association player Yao Ming helped educate Chinese people about the cruelty of the shark fin trade. A decade ago, surveys showed that most were unaware that what is known here as “fish wing soup” involved the death of sharks.President Xi Jinping’s signature campaign against corruption did the rest, taking the dish off the menu at official banquets.As a result, consumption, imports and prices of shark fin in China have plummeted.But the effort to build on that faces fresh challenges.WildAid reported thatalthough 5 percent of Hong Kong wedding guests said they like shark fin soup, 98 percent of restaurants there continue to serve it, including the popular Hong Kong Maxim’s chain.And while WildAid has helped persuade 44 international airlines and shipping companies to prohibit the transport of shark fins, FedEx continues to hold out, the report said.In a statement, FedEx said it is opposed to the trafficking of animal parts obtained from protected species and is committed to investigating any violations.Macau’s booming casino and tourism industry serves shark fin dishes in large quantities, and now a new market for shark fin soup is emerging among Chinese Indonesians. The dish is also on the menu at business functions in Vietnam.Thailand has emerged as a significant market, as well.
I really do like this view, and in a perfect world it would be ideal. But the problem is those kind of posts seem to attract the worst of both sides, no matter how helpful. I don know perhaps I erring on the side of caution here? I feel like after the KMT incident, and the recent things over at r/StarWars we have a gigantic target painted on our backs with added traffic to boot..