Andrew Darby The controversial freezer trawler Geelong Star has had to return to port after a second round of dolphin killings in its giant net.
Andrew Darby and Lisa Cox Australia's largest animals, blue whales, are said to be at risk from "ships of deaf" run by the oil and gas industry.
Andrew Darby Japan's plan to revive its outlawed Antarctic whaling has been dealt a blow with independent experts finding it failed to justify a new hunt.
A Canadian woman who died when a surfacing grey whale crashed onto a boat during a snorkelling tour in Mexico was on holidays with her family at the time, according to reports.
Rose Powell A young family has captured rare and graphic footage of a shark chomping away at a decaying whale body just metres off a popular holiday beach in south NSW.
Elaine Lies Opposition to Japan's whaling programme is a kind of "eco-imperialism" that imposes one value system on another and is based on emotion, not science - much the way killing elephants is now opposed, Japan's top whaling official said on Wednesday.
Andrew Darby Japan is to vastly expand its Antarctic whaling area, and take 333 minke whales, under a scientific research plan to replace the program ruled illegal at Australia's request.
A baby whale has been caught in shark nets off Rainbow Beach near Queensland's Sunshine Coast.
Andrew Darby Japan has rejected an attempt by anti-whaling nations, including Australia, to clamp down on its controversial Antarctic "research" kill.
Andrew Darby International dispute developing at International Whaling Commission meeting to mesh landmark court ruling with future permits.
Peter Hannam Two dead humpback whales have washed up on NSW beaches in recent days, prompting a reminder for swimmers to avoid getting too close to the giant “shark magnets”.
Nicky Phillips Whales, it seems, just do not want to listen. Even when it is for their own good.
Andrew Darby New Zealand is taking the lead from Australia against Antarctic whaling, with a plan that could prevent the Japanese hunt from being renewed in late 2015.
Andrew Darby Labor says it will raise Antarctic whaling with visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this week, as the Abbott Government withholds any plan to broach the thorny issue.
Andrew Darby These are the whales we'd rather not see. Their bodies are graphically scarred, even sliced apart - not by whalers but by ships in Australian waters.
Surf and snow coaxed a few surprise guests out of hibernation on Sunday.
Rose Powell Surfers have been warned to steer clear of a large southern right whale at Freshwater beach after they were seen within metres of the animal.
Leesha McKenny Many beachgoers lured to the coast by Sydney's balmy conditions were in for a treat on Saturday, with as many as 10 humpback whales turning out to mark the start of Sydney's whale-watching season.
Japan could have harpoon ships back in the Southern Ocean next year, giving a bullish response to a UN ruling calling its whaling a commercial hunt masquerading as research.
Andrew Darby The Abbott government has been warned it must ensure that Japan abides by an International Court of Justice ban on Antarctic whaling after lawmakers in Tokyo passed a resolution effectively rejecting the judgment.
Japan has caught 251 whales in its latest hunt of the Antarctic Ocean, only a quarter of the planned catch partly because of obstruction by anti-whaling groups, the government says.
Former Australian Greens leader has stood down as chairman of anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd.
Mark Kenny, Andrew Darby Prime Minister Tony Abbott remains hopeful that delicately poised Free Trade Agreement negotiations with Tokyo will not be derailed by Australia's win in the International Court of Justice against ''scientific'' whaling.
Judith Ireland Prime Minister Tony Abbott has played down the impact of the International Court of Justice's whaling decision on Australia-Japan relations, saying the relationship between the two countries, was "much, much, much" bigger than the disagreement.
James Massola and Andrew Darby Japan will respect an International Court of Justice order to end its annual Antarctic whale hunt, despite "deep disappointment" with the landmark decision, it said on Monday.