Andrew Darby is the Hobart correspondent for Fairfax Media. His focus is on Australia's interests south of 40 Degrees South - Tasmania, the Southern Ocean and Antarctica. He is the author of the internationally published Harpoon: Into the Heart of Whaling
Andrew Darby Bob Brown has underscored his shift from Greens leader to environmental father-figure with the awarding of a series of eponymous prizes to young leaders in the movement.
Andrew Darby The former Greens leader will be at the helm of this season's Antarctic campaign against Japanese whalers.
Andrew Darby World Heritage Committee took just seven minutes to summarily dismiss the Abbott government's bid to wind back protection from Tasmanian forests.
Andrew Darby Activist ships were clinging grimly to the wake of the Japanese factory ship, Nisshin Maru, after it was caught butchering minke whales in the Antarctic.
Andrew Darby Federal and Tasmanian governments swing in behind state's landmark forests peace deal.
Andrew Darby A DIPLOMATIC headache is developing for the federal government as ground is laid for the wanted Sea Shepherd leader, Paul Watson, to come ashore in Australia.
Andrew Darby Former Greens leader Bob Brown has been appointed a director of Sea Shepherd Australia in a bid to ensure the safety of the anti-whaling group's leader, Paul Watson.
Andrew Darby The shaggy tea-trees on Rock Island are still there: exactly the same trees, little changed in a generation.
Andrew Darby After decades of conflict, Tasmania's old growth forests have won protection on the World Heritage list.
Andrew Darby Conservationists in Tasmania have won a Federal Court action overthrowing the approval by former environment minister Tony Burke of a controversial mine in the Tarkine region.
Andrew Darby and Lucy Battersby Former Gunns Limited boss John Gay charged with insider trading after selling millions of dollars worth of shares before a major slump in the timber company's share price.
Andrew Darby Greens leader Christine Milne has won internal backing to broaden the party's appeal with the choice of a moderate businessman to replace the retiring Senator Bob Brown.