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Birdopolis, Part 3 of 3: The City, the Sparrow, and the Tempestuous Sea

Birdopolis, Part 3 of 3: The City, the Sparrow, and the Tempestuous Sea

June 24, 2021

by Joseph Quaderer • The saltmarsh sparrow survives the rattle and roar of one of North America’s most populated areas, but its greatest challenge comes from the sea.

This article is part of Birdopolis, a three-part series that explores the lives of birds that are, by accident or design, spending more time in urban environments. The other stories are “The Gull Next Door” and “Honolulu: A Seabird’s Surprising Five Star Destination”.

The original story, along with photos, can be found on hakaimagazine.com.

Birdopolis Part 2 of 3: Honolulu: A Seabird’s Surprising Five-Star Destination

Birdopolis Part 2 of 3: Honolulu: A Seabird’s Surprising Five-Star Destination

June 23, 2021

by Joe Spring • The white tern—Manu-o-Kū—has excited ornithologists, its population growing within the busiest of Hawai‘i’s urban landscapes.

This article is part of Birdopolis, a three-part series that explores the lives of birds that are, by accident or design, spending more time in urban environments. The other stories are “The Gull Next Door” and “The City, the Sparrow, and the Tempestuous Sea”.

The original story, along with photos, can be found on hakaimagazine.com.

Birdopolis Part 1 of 3: The Gull Next Door

Birdopolis Part 1 of 3: The Gull Next Door

June 22, 2021

by Sarah Keartes • Your obnoxious neighbor or just a misunderstood, displaced seabird?

This article is part of Birdopolis, a three-part series that explores the lives of birds that are, by accident or design, spending more time in urban environments. The other stories are “Honolulu: A Seabird’s Surprising Five Star Destination” and “The City, the Sparrow, and the Tempestuous Sea”.

The original story, along with photos, can be found on hakaimagazine.com.

Freeing Oysters from a Parasite’s Hold

Freeing Oysters from a Parasite’s Hold

June 15, 2021

by Karen Pinchin • Armed with traditional knowledge and modern science, a small team hunts for the sweet spot that could save oysters from a parasite that has decimated populations in Cape Breton and beyond.

The original story, along with photos, can be found on hakaimagazine.com.

Hawai‘i’s Last Outlaw Hippies (Rebroadcast)

Hawai‘i’s Last Outlaw Hippies (Rebroadcast)

June 8, 2021

by Brendan Borrell • After half a century, the counterculture squatters of Kalalau Valley are facing a final eviction.

The original story, along with photos and video, can be found on hakaimagazine.com.

The Trees That Sail to Sea (Rebroadcast)

The Trees That Sail to Sea (Rebroadcast)

June 1, 2021

by Brian Payton • In one of nature’s remarkable second acts, dead trees become driftwood and embark on transformative journeys.

The original story, along with photos and video, can be found on hakaimagazine.com.

Introducing the Sound Aquatic

Introducing the Sound Aquatic

May 25, 2021

Listen to the first episode of The Sound Aquatic, a new five-part Hakai Magazine podcast that invites you to hear the ocean like never before. Then subscribe to the miniseries through your favorite podcast app.

Hitchhiking with Bloodworms

Hitchhiking with Bloodworms

May 18, 2021

by Peter Andrey Smith • Invasive species are sneaking around the world, nestled in the seaweed used to ship bait worms. An easy solution exists, but the industry is resisting change.

The original story, along with photos, can be found on hakaimagazine.com.

That Time Hitler’s Girlfriend Visited Iceland and the British Invaded

That Time Hitler’s Girlfriend Visited Iceland and the British Invaded

May 11, 2021

by Egill Bjarnason • The location of this small island nation, along with its people and economy, played an unexpected and crucial role in the outcome of the Second World War.

The original story, along with photos, can be found on hakaimagazine.com.

Making Amends with Makatea

Making Amends with Makatea

May 4, 2021

by Jennifer Kingsley • On this French Polynesian island dramatically scarred from mining, locals grapple with whether a new mine will heal or harm the landscape.

The original story, along with photos and video, can be found on hakaimagazine.com.

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