Author Archives: Crystal

Brenda, an Entrepreneur with a Happy Heart for Sharks

As a participant of the Happy Hearts Love Sharks (HHLS) wedding contest last year, Brenda Lo was inspired to take an eco-friendly approach for her new business, HML Trading Services. Originally from Hong Kong, Brenda feels compelled to support shark conversation given that HK is one of the world’s largest importers of shark fins. Brenda […]

Press Statement: Vancouver Chinatown’s Floata Removes Shark Fin from Menu

Vancouver, BC – October 26, 2012 – Shark Truth applauds Floata Seafood Restaurant, one of Canada’s largest Chinese restaurants, for adopting a Fin Free policy to stop serving shark fin. The announcement was made at the restaurant on Tuesday night by Vancouver City Councillor Kerry Jang at a Vision Vancouver fundraiser. Vision secured a letter […]

Meet Our Communications Officer – Crystal Jiang

Welcome our new team member, Crystal! She joins our shark family with a background in communications and marketing. Crystal will help us manage media channels and write about Shark Truth’s events and upcoming campaigns. Learn more about how Crystal got involved: Q: How did you find out about this position and what interested you about […]

Press Statement: Vancouver Announces Regional Shark Fin Ban Strategy

Vancouver, BC – September 18, 2012 – Shark Truth commends the City of Vancouver for their motion that calls on the cities of Vancouver, Burnaby, and Richmond to work cooperatively on a regional shark conservation strategy. “This announcement is more than just about a shark fin ban. It’s a significant moment that represents a huge shift in […]

A Passion for Ocean – Evelyn Lo

It’s only because of our passionate and dedicated volunteers that Shark Truth is able to do the work we do. For example, meet one of our superstar volunteers behind the scenes: Evelyn Lo. Evelyn has worked tirelessly with Shark Truth to reach out at community events, creating dialogue with those that never heard about shark finning before. […]