News tagged with shark nets

Shark cull overkill

When West Australian (WA) Premier Colin Barnett sanctioned the killing of sharks longer than three metres that come within a kilometre of the shoreline, the decision was immediately met with fierce opposition. ...

Mar 03, 2014 5 / 5 (5) 0

Are great white sharks endangered?

It's a mystery of the sea: How many great white sharks are prowling near California's surf lines? Some scientists say the population is large and healthy. Others say it is alarmingly small. No one has ever ...

May 28, 2013 4.3 / 5 (8) 0

Reef shark populations in steep decline: study

Many shark populations have plummeted in the past three decades as a result of excessive harvesting – for their fins, as an incidental catch of fisheries targeting other species, and in recreational fisheries. ...

Apr 27, 2012 5 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast