BBC News – Great White Shark net trials in South Africa

Video uploaded by BBCWorldNewsWatch on 02. May 2013 :

After five shark attacks in the past year, and five deaths in the country in a little over a decade, South Africa’s Western Cape is deploying shark nets to protect swimmers and surfers from Great White Sharks. Millions of tourists visit the Cape Town area every year. Tens of thousands of US dollars are being committed to trial the world’s first environmentally friendly barrier shark net. Karen Allen reports.

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