Geography

Whales out my window

Slaughtered by the thousand last century, then forgotten, southern right whales have been staging a quiet comeback in New Zealand's subantarctic region. Northwest Bay in Campbell Island is one of the sites where the whales congregate each winter. Here, enduring the island's atrocious weather and utter isolation, Ramari Stewart and a small band of fellow researchers come to learn the ways of these gentle giants. 

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