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FIN

GOST 7.67 Latin three-letter geocode for Finland. The code is used for transactions to and from Finnish bank accounts and for international shipping to Finland. As with all GOST 7.67 codes, it is used primarily in Cyrillic alphabets.
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8) The problem at hand is the uptick in shark finning globally due to the rise of China.
Thanks to pressure for Shark Stewards and our partners, the Chinese are becoming aware that shark finning is wrong and the trade is harming the ocean.
For example, municipal bans may prove to be nothing more than a symbolic statement against shark finning as there is considerable room for leakage as those interested in consuming shark fin soup or serving it at their wedding reception can opt to take their business to municipalities that do not have the ban.
Shark finning is the practice of catching sharks, hacking off their fins, and returning them to the ocean (maimed and unable to swim or circulate oxygen through their systems) where they starve to death, suffocate or get eaten by other predators.
equipment rental market," said Andy Fraser, Finning U.
Shark finning is currently controlled by the United Nations Convention on the Trade of Endangered Species of Flora and Fauna (CITES), which has been accepted by more than 150 countries around the world.
Top reform priority is the European Union's (EU) 2003 finning regulation, which bans fishermen from slicing shark fins at sea then throwing the body overboard to die.
Previously training and development manager for group subsidiary Hewden Stuart, Hardy will manage training and development across all parts of the Finning business including Finning Construction, Finning Power and Hewden Stuart.
At-sea inspections are rendered impossible; inspectors cannot verify that finning has not occurred.
The agency, based in Coventry, has won a pounds 1 million contract with Finning UK, the sole national distributor of Caterpillar products in mainland Britain.
The Resolution comports with the Shark Finning Prohibition Act (Public Law 106-557).
Aw, who is chairman of OceanNEnvironment, a marine-conservation group based just outside Sydney, Australia, vowed right then to fight shark finning.
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