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Stop the shark mitigation strategy
Petition Background (Preamble):
We, the undersigned, oppose the shark mitigation strategies introduced by The Western Australian Government.
Sharks are very slow to recover from the depletion of their numbers, and although much effort has been put into the conservation of these animals since their protection in 1999, much more needs to be done to reverse this decline. The cull of sharks in response to the tragic attacks would be a premature, unscientific response.
It is our hope that they will continue to be recognized as a protected species, free of capture, harassment and abuse.
The Stop the shark mitigation strategy petition to The Premier of Western Australia, Honorable Colin Barnett was written by Jade Lane and is in the category Environment at GoPetition. Contact author here. Petition tags: cull, sharks, western australia, environment, department of fisheries, great whites, swimmers, drum lines, the wa wilderness society