Hakai Magazine Audio Edition
How North Korea Built a Fleet of Ghost Ships

How North Korea Built a Fleet of Ghost Ships

September 29, 2020

by Andrea Valentino • North Korean policies are driving fishermen—desperate, hungry, and ill-equipped—into dangerous, distant waters.

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

Where Camels Take to the Sea

Where Camels Take to the Sea

September 22, 2020

by Shanna Baker • In Gujarat, India, a special breed of camel is not constrained by land—but cannot escape the many forces of change.

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

From Prejudice to Pride (Rebroadcast)

From Prejudice to Pride (Rebroadcast)

September 15, 2020

by Jude Isabella • In the 20th century, Japanese anthropologists and officials tried to hide the existence of the Indigenous Ainu. Then the Ainu fought back like their cousins, the bears.

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

Claiming Ultima Thule

Claiming Ultima Thule

September 8, 2020

by F. Salazar • For centuries, people have debated the location of ultima Thule—a mysterious northern land. Residents of Smøla, Norway, believe they live in that fabled place; other contenders say not so fast.

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

The Earthquake That Brought Enlightenment

The Earthquake That Brought Enlightenment

September 1, 2020

by Laura Trethewey • When disaster struck Lisbon in 1755, one controversial ruler saw a path to modernization.

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

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