WWF buys shark fishing licence on Great Barrier Reef to scrap it

Conservation group seeks help to pay for the $100,000 licence which lets owner drag 1.2km nets along length of the reef.

The Guardian

Last updated on 20 July 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Australia
Region: 
Oceania
Threats: 
Unsustainable fishing and harvesting aquatic resources