To: the Western Australian government

Stop shark culling!

Stop shark culling!

Dear The Western Australia government,
Please stop the shark culling in WA. It is not humane for the Western Australian government to be okay with killing all these sharks! You are being extremely prejudice. Have you ever met a shark? People are entering the sharks natural habitat at their own risk, and they have paid the price.
How would you feel if a stranger walked into your home? You would get scared wouldn't you? You are killing sharks at a faster rate than they can recover!

Killing sharks is something based on emotion rather than of scientific research.
Lets listen to science and END the slaughter.
It's their home and we will ALWAYS be the visitors.

Magnificent. Maligned. Misunderstood

Why is this important?

Sharks are essential to maintaining the natural balance of oceans ecosystem.

Sharks prevent prey from over-grazing vital habitats.

Sharks are worth MILLIONS in tourism revenue.

Sharks are good indicators of ecosystem health.

How many sharks are getting killed a year? 100 million! By who? US, and you and I know we don't want that on our conscience.
How many people are killed a year by sharks (in Australia) ? Over the past 50 years, there is an average of 1 a year. The chance of you being killed by a shark is 1 in 3,748,067. As Australia's population is around 21 000 000. then there is a 6 in 21 000 000 chance that you will be the person being declared dead after a shark attack. You have more chance of dying from a ballpoint pen or getting stung by a bee etc.
Wouldn't it be better to spend tax payer's money on education?

Why does the WA government even have rights to kill these sharks? Sharks are protected!


Reasons for signing

  • I love sharks, and understand that killing out an apex predator would do more harm than good.
  • I signed to try and stop the violence against these poor sharks, who's instinct is to attack when they feel threatened. #savethesharks
  • cause i hate being alive

Updates

2016-11-24 11:33:59 +1100

100 signatures reached

2014-09-10 19:00:17 +1000

Hi Everyone,
Thank you for signing our petition.
We have reached 50 signatures which means we are halfway to reaching our current goal!
Please keep them coming and spread the word by telling your friends, family and community.
Thanks for your support.
Zoe and Neish.

2014-09-10 12:22:55 +1000

50 signatures reached

2014-09-04 12:31:46 +1000

25 signatures reached

2014-09-03 18:34:36 +1000

10 signatures reached