Sea Shepherd adds to its fleet

The Sea Shepherd crew is gearing up for another run at the Japanese. I really wish the Japanese government would come it its senses and stop subsidizing this annual slaughter. Until then, Paul Watson keeps coming up with news and creative ways of getting in the way of business as usual. Say hello to the … Read more

How big is Antarctica?

It’s difficult to convey size through words. Square miles doesn’t mean much to people. But a picture, well, like this one… The US would disappear within Antarctica, with room to spare. Photo courtesy of Icebridge.

Welcome to The Tourist Trail

The blog is about penguins and whales — about wildlife in general — and the people who devote their lives to protecting it. It’s also about the short story (and novel) that got me started down this road.