The Facts

Australia has limits on fishing, designed to protect the long term sustainability of its ocean ecosystem. In South Africa, The Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF) , who are responsible for managing the country’s fish stocks and thus the Demersal Shark Longline (DSL) fishery have imposed no such limits, ignoring facts and guidance from both scientists and fishermen alike. This is why we need people in both countries to start demanding Shark Free Chips.

Current laws do not protect sharks illustration

Current laws do not protect sharks

Before the DSL fishery even began operations there was NEVER any Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) done to see what the effects of the industrial scale removal of predators would have on our marine ecosystem.

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