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!
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by Cheryl Katz • Hunting and eating puffins are Icelandic traditions. But for how much longer?
Originally published in January 2017, this story explores the declining seabird populations in Iceland and the effect on traditional Icelandic culture. The original story, along with photos, can be found onhttps://www.hakaimagazine.com.