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Philippine airline bans shark fin cargo

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The Philippines' largest airline Cebu Pacific said Wednesday it has ceased carrying shark fins, becoming the latest carrier to impose a ban as part of global conservation efforts. 

Severed shark fins are displayed at the traditional fish market in Lampulo, Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia, Cebu Pacific Airlines announced on Wednesday that it will stop transporting shark fins on any of its flights. (EPA photo)

"We are banning shark fin carriage effective immediately as we learned that unsustainable shark fishing and our carriage of shark fin is not aligned with (our) position on sustainable development," a statement from the airline said.

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