Eighty percent of Australian whale strandings occur on Tasmania's rugged coasts. Committed volunteers and professionals work tirelessly in remote and difficult conditions to rescue the whales. A successful rescue is cause for celebration, but the inevitable deaths still provide valuable research data. This is an insider account of the challenging and emotional work of Tasmania's whale rescue unit. Written by
The whale rescue team travels to remote corners of Tasmania in a desperate bid to save the lives of beached whales.