Bo Derek revealed the famous sharks of the Galapagos were under siege for their fins and up to 10,000 fins has been seized. They are mercilessly hacked off the shark and shipped to Asia to make shark fin soup. “I was charmed by the playfulness of the fearless and friendly sea lions I swam with. I learned that they, too, are sometimes slaughtered so they can be used as bait for the shark finners," she added.
Derek has collaborated with San Francisco-based conservation organisation, WildAid, to help in their effort to stop wildlife traffickers, she She has also asked 'Rush Hour" star Jackie Chan for his help in China. "Reaching China's 1.2 billion people is no easy task, but by recruiting the likes of Jackie Chan... and, with the support of Chinese state media, we are reaching nearly half the Chinese population with TV messaging," she added.