Western Australia’s Shark Bay, around 850 kilometres north of Perth, is known for its pristine beaches, glassy waters, and famed marine life.

But the area has been seeing a steady increase in local dolphin deaths, specifically in Monkey Mia.

A project was developed to find the causes of these deaths, and found out interesting scientific facts about the issue.

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Produced By: Fiona Bartholomaeus

Featured In Story: Dr Janet Mann – Lead Professor of the Shark Bay Dolphin Project

First aired on The Wire, Friday 11 February 2022