The latest State of the Environment report was released this week, indicating clear human-made threats to our planet. Marine environments are just one of the areas labelled ‘deteriorating’.

Queensland beaches have been a recent talking point, with a growing number of whale entanglements sparking protest to remove shark nets and lethal drumlines.

Produced By: Nikki Richardson

Featured In Story: Dr Leonardo Guida – Shark Scientist and Senior Sharks Campaigner for the Australian Marine Conservation Society, and Meaghan Scanlon – Queensland Minister for the Environment

First aired on The Wire, Friday 22 July 2022