On Knowing the Winged Whale

Are humpback whales the Justice League of the oceans?

Source: Hakai Magazine
Published: Jul 7, 2020
Length: 25 minutes (6,300 words)

The Cavernous World under the Woods

As Bruce Grierson reports in this fascinating piece, clear-cut logging has much deeper repercussions than simply denuding the land of trees — it also affects a critical underground ecosystem of dissolved rock called karst as well as the organisms that depend on it.

Source: Hakai Magazine
Published: Nov 20, 2018
Length: 21 minutes (5,400 words)

The Incredible Flying Nonagenarian

Olga Kotelko, a 91-year-old track star, is considered one of the world’s greatest athletes, holding 23 world records, 17 in her current age category, 90 to 95. “Well, I still have the energy I had at 50,” she said. “More. Where is it coming from? Honestly, I don’t know. It’s a mystery even to me.”

Published: Nov 26, 2010
Length: 19 minutes (4,808 words)