As summer approaches in Australia and people head back to the water, public concern about shark attacks naturally increases. To counter the threat, swimmers, fishermen and surfers could soon find beaches going high-tech.

To examine possible technological solutions to shark attacks, global experts gathered in Sydney on Tuesday for the New South Wales (NSW) state government’s first shark summit

Shark attacks, while rare along NSW’s more than 2,000 kilometres (1242.74 miles) of coast line, are highly traumatic, noted NSW Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair. Read more…

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