November 20, 2015
by Thom Mitchell
Marine conservationists at Sea Shepherd have challenged whether the huge ecological by-catch of Queensland’s program to protect swimmers from sharks is worth it. Thom Mitchell reports.
Sea Shepherd has attacked the Queensland Shark Control Program which it says is a clumsy and ultimately unnecessary attempt to protect swimmers that is resulting in the ‘fishing down’ of environmentally important populations of the apex predator.
The NGO has engaged a fourth year Harvard University student, Carolyn Pushaw,…
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