Hakai Magazine Audio Edition
Embracing the Weirdness of Waterless Waterways (Rebroadcast)

Embracing the Weirdness of Waterless Waterways (Rebroadcast)

January 21, 2020

by Jude Isabella • The drought in California has created an obsession with water, but sometimes, no water is just fine.

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

Treasure Fever

Treasure Fever

January 14, 2020

by Jill Neimark • The discovery of a legendary, lost shipwreck in North America has pitted treasure hunters and archaeologists against each other, raising questions about who should control sunken riches.

The original story can be found on hakaimagazine.com.

Marine Protected Areas: May or May Not Include Actual Protection

Marine Protected Areas: May or May Not Include Actual Protection

January 7, 2020

by Brian Payton • Awesome in theory, often messy in practice.

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

Pool-landia (Rebroadcast)

Pool-landia (Rebroadcast)

December 17, 2019

by Egill Bjarnason • For 70 years, Iceland has kept afloat the idea that mandatory swimming lessons save lives, but the policy doesn’t hold water.

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

The Vulture Watcher

The Vulture Watcher

December 10, 2019

by Larry Pynn • One man’s spirited commitment to an underappreciated bird.

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

The Empty Houses That Foreign Aid Built

The Empty Houses That Foreign Aid Built

December 3, 2019

by Sonali Prasad • After the devastation of the 2004 tsunami, aid agencies promised to rebuild Indonesia “better.” Fifteen years later, their failures are all too obvious.

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

Picking Up the Bones

Picking Up the Bones

November 26, 2019

by Sasha Chapman • Moving burial grounds before the sea takes them away is painstaking and expensive. Why do we do it?

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

From Berth to Death

From Berth to Death

November 19, 2019

by Andrew Nikiforuk and Amorina Kingdon • The history of influenza as a global disease is inextricably tied to steamships and the expansion of world trade. A war demonstrated how big a pandemic could get.

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

No Wool, No Vikings

No Wool, No Vikings

November 12, 2019

by Claire Eamer • The fleece that launched 1,000 ships.

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

For Sale: Wild Russian Killer Whales (Rebroadcast)

For Sale: Wild Russian Killer Whales (Rebroadcast)

November 5, 2019

by Lina Zeldovich • As Westerners condemn live whale shows, Russia hunts and sells killer whales to Chinese amusement parks.

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