Saving sharks, protecting people, preserving oceans: the story of SharkSafe Barrier

In the depths of the oceans lives one of the most misunderstood creatures: the shark. From Steven Spielberg’s “Jaws” to news of shocking shark attacks, these fascinating animals have been cast as sea villains.

Countries like South Africa and Australia have invested in technologies such as shark nets and drum lines to protect swimmers from attacks. While reducing risks, these methods do significant harm by killing sharks and other marine creatures, including turtles, dolphins and whale calves.

There are, however, alternative solutions to help people and sharks co-exist, and one of them is SharkSafe Barrier.

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