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Do Shark Nets Actually Work?

Do Shark Nets Actually Work?

Most of the 24 million annual visitors to Queensland don’t notice the series of seemingly innocuous yellow buoys at many popular beaches. Beneath the waves lies a series of baited drumlines and mesh nets that aim to make Queensland beaches safe from the ominous threat of sharks. However, there’s no…

Australian Shark Attacks: Fact Vs Fiction

Australian Shark Attacks: Fact Vs Fiction

The CSIRO has provided new estimates of population sizes for White Sharks in Australian waters. While overall shark numbers remain flat – and may even be declining – interactions between humans and shark are increasing. Why is this? We take a look at the available research.