Citizen Science Comes of Age

February 19, 2019

by Alastair Bland • Increasingly, scientists are relying on data gathered by volunteers to make their research happen.

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

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Hey Beacher, Leave Those Fish Alone

February 12, 2019

by Kelly Catalfamo • Grunion, little fish that mate on beaches from California to Mexico, face a lot of obstacles to maintaining a healthy population. And the most pernicious may be drunk beachgoers.

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

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The Great Dolphin Dilemma

February 5, 2019

by Lina Zeldovich • For years, animal rights advocates have waged war against the US Navy for its use of dolphins in warfare and research. Is a resolution possible?

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

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The Gnawing Question of Saltwater Beavers

January 29, 2019

by Ben Goldfarb • Scientists have long overlooked beavers in the intertidal zone. Now they’re counting on the freshwater rodents to restore Washington’s coastal ecosystems.

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

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Deer Wars: The Forest Awakens

January 22, 2019

by Leslie Anthony • On Haida Gwaii, British Columbia, culling deer is an act of cultural and ecological restoration.

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

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The Curious Case of Bermuda’s Mysterious Turtle

January 14, 2019

by Ben Goldfarb • Operation Green Turtle was considered one of the most audacious failures in the history of conservation biology—until a stunning nest inspired scientists to reconsider its legacy.

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

 

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The Risky Fame of a Rare Island Wildcat

January 8, 2019

by Rachel Nuwer • As Japan moves to make Iriomote Island a World Heritage Site, locals fear that tourists will overrun their remote paradise and impact their critically endangered feline neighbors.

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

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A Swedish Island’s Rare Balancing Act

January 1, 2019

by Andrew Curry • On Öland, humans and grazing cattle have created a haven of biodiversity and preserved it for thousands of years.

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

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Why Does Halibut Cost So Much?

December 11, 2018

by Larry Pynn • There are good reasons why putting halibut on your plate can strain your wallet.

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

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The Riddle of the Roaming Plastics

December 4, 2018

by Matthew Halliday • It is one of the modern world’s biggest mysteries—99 percent of the plastics that enter the ocean are missing.

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

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