Hakai Magazine Audio Edition
From Berth to Death

From Berth to Death

November 19, 2019

by Andrew Nikiforuk and Amorina Kingdon • The history of influenza as a global disease is inextricably tied to steamships and the expansion of world trade. A war demonstrated how big a pandemic could get.

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

No Wool, No Vikings

No Wool, No Vikings

November 12, 2019

by Claire Eamer • The fleece that launched 1,000 ships.

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

For Sale: Wild Russian Killer Whales (Rebroadcast)

For Sale: Wild Russian Killer Whales (Rebroadcast)

November 5, 2019

by Lina Zeldovich • As Westerners condemn live whale shows, Russia hunts and sells killer whales to Chinese amusement parks.

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

The Fight Over a Shitty Rock

The Fight Over a Shitty Rock

October 29, 2019

by Greg Noone • A tiny, uninhabitable islet in the North Atlantic has become an unlikely battleground in the fight for fishing rights.

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

The Symbolic Seashell

The Symbolic Seashell

October 21, 2019

by Krista Langlois • Collecting seashells is as old as humanity. What we do with them can reveal who we are, where we’re from, and what we believe.

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

From Vilified to Vindicated: the Story of Jacques Cinq-Mars (Rebroadcast)

From Vilified to Vindicated: the Story of Jacques Cinq-Mars (Rebroadcast)

October 15, 2019

by Heather Pringle • How a toxic debate over the first Americans hobbled science for decades.

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

 
 
The Clam That Sank a Thousand Ships (Rebroadcast)

The Clam That Sank a Thousand Ships (Rebroadcast)

October 8, 2019

by Sarah Gilman • These infamous clams are invading new areas, buoyed by climate change and the 2011 tsunami in Japan.

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

Gray Laws on White Sharks

Gray Laws on White Sharks

October 1, 2019

by Alastair Bland • A loophole in California law is letting fishers who repeatedly catch great white sharks off the hook.

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

A Humpback Whodunit

A Humpback Whodunit

September 24, 2019

by Larry Pynn • A necropsy carried out on a remote British Columbia beach seeks to answer how a young humpback died.

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

Introducing: The Ballast Podcast

Introducing: The Ballast Podcast

September 17, 2019

This week we bring you something slightly different: the first episode of Hakai Magazine's first podcast! Did you know ship ballast from the United Kingdom built Manhattan? Or some of it. This was one of the enticing tidbits that got us very interested in ballast and we decided to delve in. A podcast on ballast? Sure, why not!

If you like what you hear, subscribe to Ballast wherever you listen to podcasts. You can learn more about the Ballast podcast at hakaimagazine.com/ballast-podcast/.