The tourpromisedspiritualexperiences with humpbackwhales and othercetaceans, but all we saw were seagulls and a deadsea otter.
Marinescientists will plumb the Arctic Ocean and productivewatersaroundAntarctica to see how shifts in sea ice and oceancurrentsaffectspecies from clouds of shrimplike krill to whales, penguins and polar bears.
Before the beachings, he notes, his team had spottedabout 50 of the unusual Cuvier's beakedwhales in the studyarea.
Look at it this way: when a countrylikeNorway, which has a foreign policythat is as fairminded and morallycommendable as any othercountry, stubbornlyrefuses to obey the policiesrecommended by the internationalwhalingregime, we can be prettysure that the assumption of fairminded preferences does not holduniversally.
There was a miniature of a whalingship in a glassbottleover the mantlepiece.
The wrench wouldn’t budge, even thoughTony was just whalingon it with a big oldsledgehammer.