The sheer number of the remains of stranded pilot whales on a Stewart Island beach was a "surreal experience".
- by Lorna Thornber
By the time marine biologist Darrell Blatchley arrived at the fishing village, he already knew how the young whale had died.
- by Deanna Paul
Democratic Congressman Joe Cunningham pulled out an air horn and gave the official gave the official Chris Oliver a taste of the 120-decibel horn.
- by Darryl Fears
While many Icelanders support whale hunting, some businessmen and politicians are against it due to the North Atlantic island nation's dependence on tourism.
- by Egill Bjarnason
What began as an adventure for two people from outside science has turned into one of the longest studies of whales ever undertaken.
- by Liam Mannix
It is appalling news that Japan has decided to recommence the commercial killing of whales, and every single potential justification is nonsense.
- by Boris Johnson
While the Antarctic waters may be safe, the practice shouldn't be allowed to continue.
- by The Canberra Times
Tokyo has withdrawn from the International Whaling Commission on the basis that it could not resume the commercial hunt while bound by global rules.
- by Fergus Hunter & Steve Jacobs