Party promise to compensate displaced fisheries and invest in shark research to assist in their conservation and protect humans from interactions with them

Millions of hectares of pristine marine wilderness around Australia would be protected immediately, supertrawlers would be banned and millions of dollars would be invested in shark research under a new set of marine policies released by the Greens on Wednesday.

“Australia is incredibly proud of our unique marine ecosystems, yet they are at risk from climate change, overfishing, oil and gas production and other challenges,” the Greens senator Rachel Siewert said.

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Source: Guardian Environment