Monday December 31, 2007HEX HASSLE Adriatic, Antarctic, Arabian, Aegean, Atlantic, Arafura, Red.
Monday December 17, 2007IT MAY be lost in translation, but the phrase "scientific research" obviously undergoes a curious metamorphosis between Japanese and English, especially when applied to whaling in the Antarctic. Despite the global moratorium on commercial whaling imposed in 1987, Japan has continued to kill more than 1300 whales annually via a loophole that allows limited hunting for scientific research. Interestingly, two decades and thousands of slaughtered whales later, there has been little advance from all ...
Saturday December 15, 2007AS JAPANESE whalers begin their annual Antarctic hunt, Australian scientists are on their way to the southern ice to launch a pioneering project to count minke whales from the air.
Friday December 14, 2007THE Federal Government has decided to back a long-running legal case against the Japanese whale hunt in Australian Antarctic waters.
Friday December 14, 2007AUSTRALIA is developing plans to monitor Japanese whaling in order to mount international legal action over the controversial Antarctic hunt.
Monday December 10, 2007This morning, in the grey swells of the Southern Ocean, a pirate ship will enter the waters of the Australian Antarctic Territory. It is a black ship, bearing a black pirate flag, the Jolly Roger. For the past five days it has sailed south, so that it can take position and wait for its prey.
Saturday December 8, 2007The Explorer oil spill could mean far fewer Antarctic cruises, writes Mike Heard.
Saturday December 1, 2007IT IS a verbal picture which today might be taken as evidence of global warming - a group of Australians stripping to their undies as they sledge across the icy Antarctic plateau towards the South Pole.
Saturday December 1, 2007THE tale of the modern-day Titanic - the MS Explorer which sank in the Antarctic last week - has as much nostalgia as its 1912 counterpart.
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