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Whale Wars: Sam Vincent

What motivates the war against whaling in the Southern Ocean – for both sides? Why does Sea Shepherd spend vast sums of money and risk activists’ lives to pursue a relatively low-impact hunt in isolated and perilous waters? Why does a rich nation like Japan doggedly continue a practice it started to feed its starving population during World War II?

Travel writer, journalist and author of Blood and Guts: Dispatches from the Whale Wars, Sam Vincent takes an objective eyewitness look at the whale wars.

BYO lunch.

Who?

Portrait of Sam Vincent

Sam Vincent

Sam Vincent is a freelance travel writer, investigative journalist and author of Blood & Guts: Dispatches from the Whale Wars. He is a regular contributor to the Sydney Morning Herald and the Age and has a degree in international relations from the Australian National University. He has been published in the Monthly and the Griffith Review.

Where?

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