Interactions between sharks and humans happen in a variety of places. That means reducing conflict needs different interventions.
LIfeguards could potentially have a new ally in the fight to reduce shark incidents: drones that can spot when a shark swims nearby, and automatically alert authorities.
South Africa’s white shark population faced a rapid decline in the last generation. More concerning is that their numbers might already be too low to ensure their survival.
Despite low shark attack numbers, many people are afraid of being bitten. There are, however, ways to steer clear of these creatures.