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Scooping Plastic Out of the Ocean Is a Losing Game

Scooping Plastic Out of the Ocean Is a Losing Game

September 21, 2021

by Ryan Stuart • Open ocean cleanups won’t solve the marine plastics crisis. To really make a difference, here’s what we should do instead.

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

Flying by the Fat of the Sea

Flying by the Fat of the Sea

September 14, 2021

by Amorina Kingdon • Scientists may have cracked an essential secret of shorebirds’ marathon migrations.

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

Rebroadcast: The Mysterious Disappearance of Keith Davis

Rebroadcast: The Mysterious Disappearance of Keith Davis

September 7, 2021

by Sarah Tory • The unsettling disappearance of a fisheries observer sparks questions about safety on the high seas and the fate of the fish stocks observers attempt to monitor.

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

A Cancer-Quashing Microbe Emerges from the Deep

A Cancer-Quashing Microbe Emerges from the Deep

August 31, 2021

by Stephanie Stone • A species of marine bacteria shows promise for curing a nasty brain cancer.

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

How Ancient Rome’s 1% Hijacked the Beach

How Ancient Rome’s 1% Hijacked the Beach

August 24, 2021

by Heather Pringle • The rich, the poor, and the battle for the Bay of Naples.

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

Why We Can’t Shake Ambergris

Why We Can’t Shake Ambergris

August 17, 2021

by Mark Wilding • The odd, enduring appeal of a scarce commodity few people use and no one really needs.

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

Rebroadcast: The Long, Knotty, World-Spanning Story of String

Rebroadcast: The Long, Knotty, World-Spanning Story of String

August 10, 2021

by Ferris Jabr • String is far more important than the wheel in the pantheon of inventions.

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

The Ingenious Ancient Technology Concealed in the Shallows

The Ingenious Ancient Technology Concealed in the Shallows

August 3, 2021

by Brian Payton • Fish traps have a long history around the world, and a vast network in a Vancouver Island estuary reveals generations of ecological wisdom.

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

Rebroadcast: Lord of the ’Rhynchs

Rebroadcast: Lord of the ’Rhynchs

July 27, 2021

by Adrienne Mason • There and back again: a taxonomist’s quest to reveal the world’s tiniest realms.

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

The Hard Sell of Whale Sanctuaries

The Hard Sell of Whale Sanctuaries

July 20, 2021

by Matthew Halliday • As aquariums end captive-whale programs, advocates seek to build ocean-based retirement homes for the animals—but finding the right host community is a feat.

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

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