Despite what hollywood would like you to believe, sharks have a lot more to fear from humans than vice versa. Estimates vary, but it's believed that up to 100 million sharks are killed by people every year.
As an apex predator, the importance of sharks to healthy ocean ecosystems can't be understated. Yet humans are doing a phenomenal job of killing them off. This documentary explains why, and how we can fix this serious problem.
Numbers from the Chinese Ministry of Commerce show a 70% drop in the consumption of shark fins in China. Official data from China is never entirely trustworthy, but numbers out of Hong Kong also show a 20-30% drop.