Killing wildlife: Is this really the best we can come up with?
Speech made at the Shark Rally Event in Bunbury Feb. 1st, 2014.
By Dr Ben Fitzpatrick, Director, Oceanwise Expeditions.
As a West Australian who runs a shark ecotourism and research company the lethal destruction of these animals couldn’t come at a worse time. Globally, sharks are one of the least understood yet most critically threatened groups of animals on the planet . Yet shark tourism around the world is booming and the critical conservation status of sharks is driving innovative research to discover so much that is unknown .