Hundreds of thousands of sharks may be killed for coronavirus vaccines – The Jerusalem Post – (Human messing with balances in nature fosters conditions for pandemic outbreaks…so what will shark killings do?)

“Harvesting something from a wild animal is never going to be sustainable, especially if it’s a top predator that doesn’t reproduce in huge numbers,” Stefanie Brendl, founder and executive director of Shark Allies, told Sky News. “There are so many unknowns of how big and how long this pandemic might go on, and then how many versions of it we have to go through, that if we continue using sharks, the numbers of sharks taken for this product could be really high, year after year after year.” About three million sharks are killed every year to produce squalene. A sudden rise in demand could threaten shark species.

Source: Hundreds of thousands of sharks may be killed for coronavirus vaccines – The Jerusalem Post