21 Nov '11, 10pm

Sea Shepherd and Western Australians Rally for the Sharks!

Sea Shepherd and Western Australians Rally for the Sharks!

Sea Shepherd and Western Australians Rally for the Sharks! In response to a recent Sea Shepherd editorial published in the Sydney Morning Herald , along with an online petition to prevent a shark cull organized by Ryan Kempster and the NARC dive club, Western Australia’s (WA) sharks have been given a reprieve, for the moment at least. Over 19,000 people signed a petition to prevent a cull of WA’s sharks in favor of adopting non-lethal shark monitoring measures. As a result, an announcement was made from WA Fisheries Minister Norman Moore stating that the state government is set to invest more than $13.65 million over the next five years to help reduce the potential risk of shark attacks with the introduction of non-lethal shark mitigation strategies. These measures include increased aerial surveillance; a SMS public alert system, a dedicated shark response unit to tag and ...

Full article: http://www.seashepherd.org/news-and-media/2011/11/21/sea-...

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