Great white shark cull debate sparked after tragic death of teenage surfer - Express.co.uk

CALLS for a mass killing of great white sharks has put Australian politicians at loggerheads in the wake of the tragic death of a teenage surfer. By Stuart Winter. PUBLISHED: 00:00, Wed, Apr 19, 2017 | UPDATED: 17:30, Wed, Apr 19, 2017 ...

How do you stop sharks attacking? - BBC News

How do you stop a great white shark, a creature that can grow up to six metres in length and weigh more than a tonne? It is a question that has dogged authorities in those countries where people suffer attacks by sharks (great white and others ...

Fresh row erupts over shark policy after fatal attack - Bellingen Courier Sun

The state government has come under pressure to reveal its plan to prevent shark attacks after fisheries minister Dave Kelly conceded drum lines would no longer be dropped to catch dangerous sharks following fatalities. The fresh political row erupted ...

Australia considers shark cull after teenage girl is killed in deadly attack - Yahoo News

The death of a teenage girl at the jaws of a man-eating shark has prompted Australia to consider a cull to prevent further attacks. Laeticia Brouwer, 17, was out surfing off the coast of the town of Esperance, Western Australia (WA), when she was ...

Shark attack survivor calls for cull - Perth Now

GREAT white attack survivor Greg Pickering says 17-year-old Laeticia Brouwers's death from a shark attack off Esperance on Monday is evidence that WA's shark fisheries need to be reopened. Great white attack survivor Greg Pickering says 17-year-old ...

Australia mulls shark cull after teenage surfer's death - Heart

Australia is considering a shark cull following the death of a 17-year-old girl, a government minister has said. Laeticia Brouwer was on a family holiday at a popular surfer break known as Kelp Beds, near the town of Esperance on the south coast of ...

Fatal attack reignites shark cull debate in Australia - BBC News

Australia will consider all proposals to stop shark attacks after the death of a teenage girl, the government says. Laeticia Brouwer, 17, was fatally attacked by a shark on Monday while surfing in Western Australia (WA). It was the third deadly attack ...

Australia could cull sharks after teenage surfer's death - Evening Standard

Australia will consider culling sharks following the death of a teenage surfer, the country's environment minister said today. Josh Frydenberg said all proposals that “put human life first” would be welcomed. She spoke out after Laeticia Brouwer, 17 ...

Australia mulls shark cull after new attack - Daijiworld.com

Canberra, Apr 19 (IANS): The Australian government has not ruled out a shark cull in response to another surfer's death off the coast of Western Australia, the Environment Minister said on Wednesday. Laeticia Brouwer, 17, died on Monday when a great ...

Western Australia says no to cull after shark mauls teenager to death - International Business Times UK

The government of Western Australia has turned down a call for a shark cull after a teenage surfer was mauled to death. "We're not going down the path of a cull," Western Australia's Fisheries Minister Dave Kelly told ABC Perth Radio. "Because there's ...

'There's no shark increase': Fisheries minister ignores Federal government's call for cull - WAtoday

Fisheries minister Dave Kelly has ignored comments from experienced boaties and divers that there are more great white sharks off the coast of WA, claiming the "fisheries department don't believe there's been a significant increase." His comments come ...

WA Labor rejects pressure for shark cull - Yahoo7 News

The WA government will not cull sharks or set drumlines in response to this week's fatal attack on teenager surfer Laeticia Brouwer. Laeticia, 17, died from massive blood loss after she was attacked on Easter Monday while surfing with her father on a ...

Teenage girl killed in Australia shark attack - Business Insider

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A 17-year-old girl has died after being attacked by a shark as she surfed with her father off the Australian coast. Laeticia Brouwer was on holiday in Esperance, a tourist town on Australia's west coast, when she went for an ...

Josh Frydenberg says WA isn't doing enough to protect people from sharks - The West Australian

Federal Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg has accused WA of not doing enough to protect ocean users from shark attacks - following the death of Laeticia Brouwer on Monday. News Limited quotes Mr Frydenberg levelling the claim while repeating his ...

'That's just a cheap political line' - Perth Now

FEDERAL Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg has accused WA of not doing enough to protect ocean users from shark attacks. Mr Frydenberg levelled the claim while repeating his invitation for the WA Government to submit proposals to introduce further ...

17-year-old Australian girl dies from shark attack while surfing - The Guam Daily Post (press release) (registration)

A 17-year-old girl died Monday after she was seriously injured in a shark attack as she surfed, with her mother and sisters looking on, off the southern coast of Western Australia. The girl was surfing with her father just east of Esperance during an ...

WA shark attack: Western Australia rejects call for cull after fatal mauling near Esperance - ABC Online

The McGowan Government has rejected Federal Government suggestions of a shark cull, but left the door open to the potential use of drum lines. The debate has been sparked after the death of 17-year-old Laeticia Brouwer, who was attacked by a shark on ...

Esperance shark attack: WA sticks to no-cull policy - The Australian

The West Australian government says it will stick with its “no shark cull'' policy despite a call by Federal Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg for WA to put human life as a first priority. It follows the death of 17-year-old schoolgirl Laeticia ...

Shark policy under review after teen surfer's leg bitten off at hip: reports - Yahoo7 News

It has been revealed the teenage surfer who died following a shark mauling off the WA coast reportedly had her leg bitten off from the hip. Close. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. 0:00 ...

Premier Mark McGowan's shark plan not enough to protect us - The West Australian

Labor was undoubtedly hoping it would not be faced with the vexed issue of shark attacks and what to do about them barely one month into office. But that is the reality for Premier Mark McGowan after the death of teenager Laeticia Brouwer, killed while ...