Squalene: How Sharks are Killed to Extract this Oil from Their Liver to Make Daily Products and Supplements

Squalene: How Sharks are Killed to Extract this Oil from Their Liver to Make Daily Products and Supplements

Did you know that a compound taken from sharks is currently used in COVID-19 vaccine testing as well as many other products? The ingredients that companies use in their products are wide-ranging, from chemical compounds that are difficult to pronounce to organic herbs. Many ingredients may simply be strange, but some are also unsustainable and […]

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Recent research shows: More rare, endangered sharks are dying in the worldwide trade in shark fins than earlier feared.

Recent research shows: More rare, endangered sharks are dying in the worldwide trade in shark fins than earlier feared.

The finning of sharks is not for the faint of heart. After hauling them aboard their vessels, the fishers cut off their fins, then toss them back into the ocean. Still alive, they sink to the bottom where they’re either eaten by other predators or die of suffocation. About 100 million sharks are believed to be […]

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