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 A careful study of the ecosystem in the Australian Bight is essential before BP begins drilling for oil.
Andrew Darby It might be funny if it wasn't serious. Britain has stamped oversize boots on Antarctica, to the fury of others.
Andrew Darby It's always hard to truly measure what happens out there, at sea. No more so than in the case of that fisherman's foe, the seal.