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Banning humans ‘helps sharks thrive’, says local researcher

Banning humans ‘helps sharks thrive’, says local researcher

Banning humans outright helps depleted shark populations recover faster than simply stopping fishing in affected areas, according to new local research. However, Dr Justin Rizzari conceded that any attempt to expand “human exclusion zones” would be unpopular, so the alternative was possibly “increased education for behavioural change”. Dr Rizzari, a Deakin University fisheries ecologist based […]


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