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As a wrap up of his residency in Puerto Rico with JUSTKIDS, ROA dropped one last piece at the iconic bowl of La Perla. La Perla is a historical community astride the northern historic city wall of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, stretching about 650 yards along the rocky Atlantic coast.

As a wrap up of his productive residency in Puerto Rico with JUSTKIDS, ROA dropped one last piece at the iconic bowl of La Perla. La Perla is a historical community astride the northern historic city wall of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, stretching about 650 yards along the rocky Atlantic coast.
It took ROA just a few hours to create this impressive mural which raise the shark finning issue with this large shark and his sliced fins. 
Shark finning is the practice of slicing off the shark’s fins while the shark is still alive and throwing the rest of its body back into the ocean where it can take days to die what must be an agonising death. Some sharks starve to death, others are slowly eaten by other fish, and some drown, because sharks need to keep moving to force water through their gills for oxygen.
Continue reading for more images and then make sure to talk to your friends about shark fin soup and remember: Friends don’t let friends eat shark fin soup!

 

 

 

 

Rom Levy

About Rom Levy

Rom is the founder & editor in chief of StreetArtNews. In 2009, he launched the ‘StreetArtNews’ website to promote underground art, which widened his scope to work with a larger roster of street artists on events and exhibitions. He is noted as one of the latest figures to help popularize street art and as an authority on the latest trends in urban contemporary art.