Andrew Darby

Andrew Darby

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

International Court of Justice orders Japan to end Antarctic whaling

Andrew Darby When the world's last whaling factory ship ,the Nisshin Maru, left the Antarctic at the end of this past summer, it did something different.

Melting runway cuts flights to Antarctica

Andrew Darby Australia's $46 million Antarctic airstrip is melting, leaving the government scrambling to find a new air link to the frozen continent.

Frozen $46m runway melting

Wilkins runway in Australia's Antarctic territory.

Andrew Darby Australia's $46 million Antarctic airstrip is melting, leaving the government scrambling to find a new air link to the frozen continent.