“Shark Cull Abandoned in Australia as Policy Debunked as Flawed”



Western Australia will halt a shark cull introduced after seven fatalities in three years as the state’s environmental agency said there was a lack of proof the program reduced attacks.

The state will stop catching and killing sharks using baited hooks on drum lines, Premier Colin Barnett said in a radio interview today. Authorities will retain the option of destroying “rogue” sharks threatening beachgoers, he said.



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My name is Isabelle Whitehead. I was a member of the Bolton School group on the Operation Wallacea 2015 expedition to Peru.

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