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As scientists we have a responsibility to speak out for the protection of sharks, in the international media, to spread awareness and share our expert knowledge with the public.  We often appear in major international newspapers and magazines, and take any opportunity to speak out for sharks on TV and radio.  Please take the time to view and share our media appearances.



July - Western Australian - Research reveals what really deters great white sharks

July - Click here to view a list of 165 additional articles covering our research on the Shark Shield



April - Esperance Express - Help record shark sightings

April - Subiaco Post - Record your shark sightings



June - The Weekend West (Print) - WA scientists in shark haven trying to solve a WA problem

June - The West Australian (Print) - Scientists test bubble device to scare sharks

May - Mossel Bay Advertiser - Mossel Bay earmarked for shark repellent study

April - Northern Territory News - Shark cull's effectiveness called into question

April - Launceston Examiner - Logic urged in debate over shark cull in WA

March - Northern Star - Shark cull cruel

February - Eden Imlay Magnet - Plea to end West Australian shark cull

February - Queensland Times - Shark-loving majority

February - Tablelands Advertiser - Sharks have earned the right to live in peace

February - Subiaco Post - The science of repelling sharks

February - Canberra Times - Kill off shark cull

February - Subiaco Post - Government urged to stop shark cull

February - Sydney Morning Herald - Sharks under political attack

January - North West Star - Shark Culling

January - The Australian (Print) - Killing threat no safe bet



December - The West Australian (Print) - Cull move more about emotion than safety

December - The Australian (Print) - Pressure on Barnett to order shark cull

November - The West Australia (Print) - Fatal attack prompts change in strategy

August - Northern Guardian - Surprising facts to be revealed at ASPIRE 2013

July - Australian - Stingrays decide if there's a spark

July - Mid-West Times - Stingray study examines attraction

June - West Australian - Great white numbers likely to rise

March - Warrnambool Standard - Shark species rethink

March - Launceston Examiner - New Shark

March - Hobart Mercury - Odd sharks unmasked by DNA

March - West Australian - Shark discovery an aussie first

March - Canberra Times - Rare sharks far from home

March - Newcastle Herald - Science leap in shark find

March - Sydney Morning Herald - New sharks enter Australian waters

March - Geelong Advertiser - Species rethink

March - Sydney Daily Telegraph - Rare sharks pay a visit



August - The West Australian - Making a Change

August - The Subiaco Post - Science Struts its Stuff for Students

May – Great Southern Weekender – Scientist Attacks Topic of Sharks

March - The Post - UWA Research Boosts Shark-Repellent Hope



November - The Weekend West - Shark Nets In WA

November - The West Australian - Council Eyes Shark Safety Nets (Alt. Link)

October - South Western Times - Shark Patrols for Coastline

October - The West Australian - Culling not the Answer...

October - The Sunday Mail - Shark Repellent Hope

October - The Sunday Times - Proven Repellent 'Still Years Away'