Hakai Magazine Audio Edition
Leviathans in the Harbor

Leviathans in the Harbor

August 27, 2019

by Brian Payton • More and bigger cruise ships are crowding coastal destinations. When is enough, enough? Who gets to decide?

The original story, along with photos, can be found onhttps://www.hakaimagazine.com.

The Last Trial of the Codfather (Rebroadcast)

The Last Trial of the Codfather (Rebroadcast)

August 20, 2019

by Brendan Borrell • Since his release from prison in the 1980s, Carlos Rafael has ruthlessly run his Massachusetts seafood business with little regard for the law. But is there any other way to survive the gauntlet of restrictions on the New England fishing industry?

This examination of Rafael was originally published in January 2017. We learned yesterday, Aug 19, 2019, that the US federal government has settled its case against Rafael and he won’t be permitted to fish commercially in the US again. Read that news on the Washington Post.

The original story, along with photos, can be found onhttps://www.hakaimagazine.com.

The Rat Spill

The Rat Spill

August 13, 2019

by Sarah Gilman • A tiny Alaskan island faces a threat as deadly as an oil spill—rats.

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

Ticked Off on Martha’s Vineyard

Ticked Off on Martha’s Vineyard

August 6, 2019

by Stephen Strauss • Forget rubbing elbows with the rich and famous, you’re more likely to get Lyme disease on the island.

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