AUSTRALIA’S waters are some of the most dangerous in the world. Ignoring the dangers posed by jellyfish and salt-water crocodiles, the average annual number of “unprovoked” shark attacks more than doubled between 1990-2000 and 2005-2015, to 15Read more
Australians at beaches across the country could soon have a technology designed to keep them safe from sharks.Read more
CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA: Drones will be used at West Australian (WA) beaches on a three month trial to monitor shark activity and spot other dangers such as rips and schools of baitfish which attract the predators.
WA state fisheries minister Joe Francis said the trial was part of the state government’s 33 million Australian dollars Shark Hazard Mitigation strategy.Read more