Infra-red Casts Light on Elusive Whale Count
Andrew Darby in Hobart:
AN INFRA-RED camera has come to the rescue in one of the most divisive arguments of whale research — how many minkes are there in the Antarctic?
The difficult task of counting whales has been eased by Australian scientists. In a global first they used the camera to "find" whales that have disappeared beneath the sea's surface.