Marine Conservation Groups Applaud Reforms to Reduce Number of Sharks Killed in Queensland
The Queensland Government has been applauded by the Australian Marine Conservation Society and the Humane Society International for sustainable fisheries reforms that will reduce the number of sharks killed in Queensland’s waters.
From 1st September, the quota for the amount of sharks that can be caught each year in Queensland fisheries has been reduced by 100 tonnes, which the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) and the Humane Society International (HSI) estimate will equate to as many as 20,000 sharks.
Announced last year, the ‘fins on’ rule that...
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