Courtesy of the Sherman's Lagoon comics strip, thanks to Otterman for the alert!
If you do a search for dried sharks fin on alibaba.com you will find tons of listing from peru, mexico, united kingdom, sri lanka and even, yes, Singapore.
There is even an ongoing petition to alibaba.com to stop the distribution of sharks fin.
- Alibaba.com and Yahoo! Back Shark Fin Traders, Celsias, 28 Oct 2007
- A Shark Conservation Message from the Cartoonist, Jim Toomey, Creator of Sherman's Lagoon, 2008
- Sherman does NOT make for good Shark Fin Soup!! D:<, HeatHer LeacH, 22 Apr 2008
- Sharkfin Scoop, 24 Mar 08
- Sharks: Going, Going…..Soon to be Gone, ViceZilla, 18 Feb 08
- Do you know this man? He profits from Shark Finning on a global level, ViceZilla, 29 Jun 07
- Yahoo Buying 10% of Alibaba IPO, Expanding its Role in China, Search Engine Journal, 9 Oct 07
- Of Yahoo and shark finning, Global by Design, 20 Nov 07
- Sharks Circle China's Alibaba.com, BusinessWeek, 20 Jul 07
- Alibaba and Yahoo, StopSharkFinning.Net