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Happy Birthday to the SharkSafe Barrier in Reunion!

Happy Birthday to the SharkSafe Barrier in Reunion!

Replacing fishing gears used for “beach protection” with eco-friendly alternatives should become the priority of every government advocating for environmentally friendly politics and sustainable tourism. From our side, we are simply blown away by the beauty of the...
Where have all the Great White Sharks gone?

Where have all the Great White Sharks gone?

By Noah Tobias• 12 September 2019 Great White sharks are the stuff of legend and Cape Town’s False Bay gained a worldwide reputation for its very visible population of the magnificent creatures. But now they’ve gone missing. For the past 18 months, the Cape Town...
SharkSafe Barrier Bottom-up movement

SharkSafe Barrier Bottom-up movement

Sara AndreottiAugust 2019 The SharkSafe BarrierTM (SSB) was conceptualized in 2012, by merging in one single technology two efficient shark deterrents: large ceramic magnets and the visual appearance of a thick forest of kelp. Since 2012 the results of the tests...
Magnet barriers could save sharks

Magnet barriers could save sharks

Sarah Wild 16 May 2014 00:00 Every beat of your heart could attract a shark. It starts with an electrical impulse, which sets off a cascade of activity in the relatively small muscle that keeps you alive. That electric current goes hand in hand with a magnetic...