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.

 

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.

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.

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.

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.

An Oasis of Open Water

November 27, 2018

by Julia Rosen • Inuit in Canada and Greenland want to protect an ecological wonder—a massive Arctic polynya—at the center of their world.

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

The Cavernous World under the Woods

November 20, 2018

by Bruce Grierson • On Vancouver Island, karst researchers hustle to save one of Earth’s most underappreciated—and fragile—ecosystems: an ecosystem hidden in plain sight.

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

Instant Ocean

November 13, 2018

by Hannah Hindley • Originally built as a gateway to space colonization, Biosphere 2 has a new purpose: to breed supercorals strong enough to survive swiftly changing seas. First, scientists must revive the simulated ocean.

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

The Hidden Coastal Culture of the Ancient Maya

November 6, 2018

by Erik Vance • For thousands of years, ancient Maya kings ruled a vast inland empire in Mexico and Belize. But just how inland was it, really?

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

The Ghosts of Fishers Past

October 29, 2018

by Brian Owens • Lost fishing gear keeps on doing the job it was designed for long after its owners are gone.

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