4 August, 2012 4 August, 2012

Death to sharks, wait… No death to sharks

Following an increasing series of shark attacks attributed to a growing population of bull sharks around the island of Reunion, the mayor of St Leu, Thierry Robert, earlier this week declared an order to pay local fisherman to hunt sharks. His order was met with support from many of the local surfers, but the order was short-lived, when the mayor quickly withdrew his order later in the week following his discovery that French legislation prohibits fishing or hunting “by any means,” in marine protected areas. So the Bull sharks of Reunion Island are once again safe.
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