Endangered shark fins discovered on a Singapore Airlines flight to Hong Kong

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Hong Kong is the biggest trading hub for shark fins in the world, and although they’ve taken steps to halt illegal trading, conservation organization Sea Shepherd recently uncovered a shipment with fins from endangered sharks that arrived via a Singapore Airlines flight for a Hong Kong dried seafood company. Sea Shepherd said the fins came from whale sharks and possibly oceanic whitetip sharks.

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C.F. Mller unveils nature-filled urban space at Oslo Central Station

In collaboration with Kristin Jarmund Architects and Rodeo Architects, C.F. Møller Architects has unveiled designs for a new urban space—comprising a square, hotel and high-rise tower—at Oslo Central Station. Located in the heart of Oslo, the Biskop Gunnerus gate 14B project offers the opportunity to create an impactful impression on visitors and locals thanks to its high-traffic site and potential for effective urban connections. The design team earned the commission with their winning proposal—developed… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building