Surfers on the island of La Réunion are asking to allow the culling of sharks. Since 2011, eight fatal . The government, in fact, banned surfing and swimming around a great part of the island.
Experts agree that culling would be ineffective because .
There are very few repeat offenders of attacks as sharks are migratory and .
Experts believe that culling sharks reflects the notion that .
This is ironic considering that humans are responsible for the high numbers of sharks around the island. Coral reefs have been degraded due to human activity reducing the island's fish communities and causing .