Australia: Western Australia’s Shark Culling Has No Bite
Following a series of recent fatal shark attacks in Western Australia, the state government implemented its controversial pre-emptive shark mitigation strategy, a $6.85 million program that involves the installation of baited drumlines to catch and cull sharks measuring over 3 metres in length. The Government’s stance: cull or be killed […]
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Aboriginal Communities and Mining: Closing the gap or making it wider?
In economics there’s a saying that a rising tide lifts all boats. However, this old adage, which implies that a flourishing economy financially benefits all participants, does not necessarily hold true for Indigenous communities in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. For the past four decades, Australia has experienced […]