The 18-year-old and his stepdad were both injured when the whale surfaced and landed on their boat near Narooma on the NSW south coast.
The man who found the metre-long worms strewn across a NSW beach said they were washed up for "as far as you can see".
Sea Shepherd volunteers were saddened to find an animal had starved to death after becoming caught in rubbish left on the beach.
A Western Australian man has shared video of an octopus lashing out at him and his daughter before it whipped him across the neck.
WARNING - CONFRONTING IMAGES: Two kayakers were stunned after finding the bones and carcasses of manatees littered across a 100-metre stretch of shoreline.
Dolphin Project founder Ric O'Barry, 81, says it's hard to walk away from a lifetime of activism, while the 'abuse' of dolphins continues around the world.
While Sea World on the Gold Coast can continue to operate for now, the popular dolphin park at Coffs Harbour will be banned from importing or breeding captive dolphins.
In an exclusive interview Captain Paul Watson says this is not about saving planet Earth, it's about saving ourselves.
The experienced diver explains the best - and the “worst possible” - things you could do when approached by a tiger shark.
'How sweet': Amateur sleuths have tried to track down the woman mentioned in a message in a bottle found on a beach.
With the appearance of a tangled mess of rope or wire, it could easily be mistaken for a bit of garbage ejected by the ocean.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has spoken out against whaling in Japan after the 'cruel' death of a minke whale left in nets for 19 days.