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Drones and drumlines: can Australian seas ever be safe from shark attacks? – The Guardian

Warming seas are luring sharks to stay in populated swimming spots longer. But are shark attacks really on the rise?

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Already in 2020, five Australians have been tragically killed after being bitten by sharks in what looks set to be a year of higher than usual deaths from the ocean predators.
Two surfers, a scuba diver, a spearfisher and a swimmer have all died from injuries caused by shark bites.
On Friday, a 10-year-old boy was pulled from a boat by a shark in north-west Tasmania. Ambulance Tasmania said the boy suffered cuts but was stable. The boys father had jumped into the water to help, and the shark s…

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