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Are sharks ecologically important? Fact-checking another idiotic anti-shark rant from Paul Mulshine

Conservation, marine science, Natural Science, Science, sharksOctober 3, 2012

The government of Western Australia recently announced a plan to kill great white sharks that come close to popular swimming beaches, resulting in justifiable outrage from the scientific and conservation communities. I’ve written before (here and here) about why this is a bad idea that will harm a species in need of  protection without making […]