"If people lose knowledge, sympathy and understanding of the natural world, they’re going to mistreat it and will not ask their politicians to care for it"
Knowledge is power, and the issue of shark culls is a complex one.
There are multiple documentaries that delve into the human, environmental and social impact of shark nets and drumlines.
All of these films are a great source of information for those still learning about the issue, or for sharing that knowledge with friends and family:
On the broader topic of the threats that sharks face, below is a small selection of books, films and other resources about the connection between humans, sharks and how our very existence relies on one another.
This is only a small sample of the information available handpicked by our team. Many resources are free to access and share.
BOOKS and GUIDES:
OTHER SHARK RESOURCES:
The power of God in nature: shark!, by Miyuki Jokiranta on Earshot, ABC Radio, Interview with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples'
Ocean: Find Your Blue by The Smithsonian Institution, USA
Sharks: The Ultimate Guide, Udemy Course by Greg Holder
Check out Nets Out Now Coalition members to find out more